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chapter 15 science


energy the ability to do work. In other words, energy is transferred by a force moving an object through a distance.
kinetic energy The energy of motion
potential energy energy that is stored as a result of position or shape.
gravitational potential energy Potential energy that depends upon an object's height
elastic potential energy The potential energy of an object that is stretched or compressed
mechanical energy The energy associated with the motion and position of everyday objects
thermal energy The total potential and kinetic energy of all the microscopic particles in an object make up
chemical energy the energy stored in chemical bonds. When bonds are broken, the released energy can do work.
electrical energy the energy associated with electric charges.
electromagnetic energy a form of energy that travels through space in the form of waves. Visible light and X-rays are examples of electromagnetic energy.
nuclear energy. The energy stored in atomic nuclei
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