Energy Science

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Kinetic Energy

Energy in motion

Potential Energy

Stored Energy

Reflected

Energy that is bounced off a surface

Refracted

The bending of light rays as they pass through a different material

Absorbed

Energy is taken into a surface

Radiated

Energy is sent out into waves or rays

Heat

A form of energy that comes from a movement of the particles in a substance

Temperature

The average kinetic energy at molecules moving in a substance

Source

Area of high concentration of energy (high temperature)

Sink

Area of low concentration of energy (low temperature)

Conduction

Energy gets transferred from direct contact (molecule to molecule contact)

Convection

The transfer of heat in liquids and gases due to density differences

Radiation

The transfer of energy through empty space (no medium is needed)

Specific Heat

The quantity of heat, in joules, needed to raise the temperature of one grain of a material to heat up/ cool down

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