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atomic energy
the energy released by a nuclear reaction
nuclear energy
The potential energy stored in the nucleus of an atom
chemical energy
the energy stored in chemical bonds
conduction
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that it is touching.
convection
The transfer of heat by the movement of currents within a fluid
electrical energy
The energy of electric charges
energy transformation
A change from one form of energy to another
energy
Capacity to do work
heat energy
a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
thermal energy
Heat energy
kinetic energy
Energy of motion
law of conservation of energy
Energy cannot be created or destroyed
light energy
Energy in the form of moving waves of light
mechanical energy
the energy associated with the motion and position of everyday objects
potential energy
Stored Energy
radiation
Heat transfer through empty space
sound energy
energy carried by sound waves
insulator
A material that does not transfer heat easily
conductor
A material that transfer heat easily

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