9 Types Of Energy

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Kinetic

the energy of an object that is due to the objects motion

Potential

the energy that an object has because of its shape, position, or condition of the object.

Mechanical

the amount of work an object can do because of the objects kinetic and potential energy.

Thermal

all of the kinetic energy due to random motion of the particles that make-up an object.

Chemical

energy of a compound that charges as it's atoms are rearranged

Electrical

the energy of moving electrons

Sound

when a vibrating object transmits energy through the air around it

Light

produced by the vibrations of electricity charged particles

Nuclear

the energy that comes from changes in the nucleus of an atom

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