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11 terms

Energy 5th Grade LeBouef

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push
the act of applying force in order to move something away
pull
apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion
gravity
a force of attraction between to objects
magnetism
A property of some materials in which there is a force of repulsion or attraction between certain like and unlike poles
friction
a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact
attract
to draw by a physical force causing or tending to cause to approach, adhere, or unite; pull
repel
To present an opposing force to; push back or away by a force
mechanical energy
the total energy of motion and position of an object
thermal energy
all the kinetic energy due to the random motion of the particles ttat make up the object
kinetic energy
the energy an object has because of its motion
potential energy
the energy an object has because of its position