Energy

chemical energy - potential energy stored in chemical bonds of molecules. combustion - the process of burning a fuel elastic potential energy - the potential energy associated with objects that can be stretched or compressed electrical energy - The energy of electric charges electromagnetic energy - A form of energy that travels through space as waves energy - the ability to do work energy transformation - A change from one form of energy to another fossil fuel - fuel created from remains…
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energy
the ability to do work
kinetic energy
the energy an object has due to its motion
potential energy
stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object
gravitational potential energy
potential energy that depends upon an object's height
elastic potential energy
the potential energy associated with objects that can be stretched or compressed
mechanical energy
kinetic or potential energy associated with the motion or position of an object
thermal energy
the total kinetic and potential energy of all the particles in a substance.
electrical energy
The energy of electric charges
chemical energy
potential energy stored in chemical bonds of molecules.
nuclear energy
the potential energy stored in the nucleus of an atom
electromagnetic energy
A form of energy that travels through space as waves
energy transformation
A change from one form of energy to another
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
law of conservation of energy
Energy cannot be created or destroyed.
fossil fuel
fuel created from remains of plants and animals over millions of years
combustion
the process of burning a fuel