The ability to do work or cause change.
Energy that an object has due to its motion.
Stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object.
Elastic Potential Energy
The energy of stretched or compressed objects.
Gravitational Potential Energy
Potential energy that depends on the height of an object.
Kinetic or potential energy associated with the motion or position of an object.
The total potential and kinetic energy of the particles in an object.
The energy of electric charges.
The potential energy stoed in chemical bonds.
The potential energy stored in the nucleus of an atom.
The energy of light and other forms of radiation.
The process of changing one form of energy to another.
Law of Conservation of Energy
The rule that energy cannot be created or destroyed.
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
A material such as coal that forms over millions of years from the remains of ancient plants and animals; burned to release chemical energy.
The process of burning a fuel to produce thermal energy.