12 terms

Physics- Energy

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energy
ability to do work or cause a change
electricity
A form of energy that can move through wires making it possible to do work
heat
the transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another
chemical energy
A change in matter that produces one or more new substances
nuclear energy
produced by the splitting or combining of atoms
mechanical energy
Energy produced by a machine or moving part
Kinetic Energy
Energy of motion
Radiant Energy
light energy
sound energy
vibration causes a sound wave
Solar energy
Energy from the sun.
Potential energy
Stored Energy.
electromagnetic energy
small electric charges that move in waves

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