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Energy

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electrical
describes the flow of electrons throough materials
chemical
is the result of bonds between atoms in molecules where energy is released or absorbed
sound
described by wave-like movement of molecules through air or something else
thermal
result of the movement of particles in a substance; warm or cold
radiant
energy associated with light
mechanical
describes movement or potential for movement
kinetic
energy of an object in motion
potential
stored energy
conductors
substances that allow the transfer/movement of electrons easily
insulators
substances that hinder electrons from moving freely
series circuit
single pathway for electrons to flow
parallel circuit
more than one pathway for electrons to flow
current
flow of electric charge
electron
negatively charged particle
particle
basic unit of matter and energy
vibration
periodic motion of the particles
movement
change of place or position or posture
energy
usable power
circuit
complete path of an electric current
force
natural influence that exists between particles
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