Chapter Five.

defined as the ability to do work.
Kinetic energy
The energy a moving object has because of its motion.
Potential energy
Stored energy due to position.
Elastic potential energy
Energy stored by something that can stretch or compress,scuh as a rubber band or spring.
Chemical potential energy
Energy stored in chemical bonds.
Potential energy
Energy stored by objects due to their position above Earth's surface.
Mechanical energy
The total amount of potention and kinetic energy in a system.
law of conservation of energy
States that energy cannot be created or destroyed.