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8th Science - Ch. 3 "Energy, Work, and Simple Machines"
Terms in this set (25)
stored in and released from the bonds between atoms
form of kinetic energy that an electric current
ability to cause a change
object that has energy because it is in motion
sum of potential energy and kinetic energy in a
system of objects
stored in and released from the nucleus of an atom
stored energy that depends on the interaction of
objects, particles, or atoms
carried by electromagnetic waves
transferred by waves moving through the ground
carried by sound waves
sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy of the particles that make up an object
space that contains no matter
conversion of energy from one form to another
law of conservation of energy
the law that states that energy cannot be created or destroyed but can be changed from one form to another
to change form or structure
transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move in the direction of the force while
the force acts on the object
two or more simple machines working together
the ratio of output work to input work
a flat, sloped surface; a ramp
pivots around a fixed point
grooved wheel with a rope or cable wrapped around it
inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder
does work through use of one movement
inclined plane that moves
wheel and axle
shaft attached to a wheel so that both rotate together
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