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the ability to do work or cause change

Potential Energy

energy that is stored and waiting to be used later

Kinetic Energy

the energy an object has due to its motion


the wearing away of rock by a grinding action


the amount of sediment that a river carries


the amount the river drops toward sea level over a given distance


the volume of water that moves past a point on the river at a given time


the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface


a movement of water where rather than moving downstream, the water moves every which way

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