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Science Chapter 5~1

What is energy? ~The ability to do work or cause change.
What is Kinetic energy? ~The energy of motion
What is Potential energy? ~Energy that is stored and held in readiness.
What is Elastic potential energy? ~The potential energy associated with objects that can be stretched or compressed.
What is Gravitational potential energy? ~Potential energy that depends on height.
What is Mechanical energy? ~The energy associated with the motion or position of an object.
What is Thermal energy? ~The total energy of the particles in an object.
What is Chemical energy? ~Potential energy stored in chemical bonds that hold chemical compounds together.
What is Electrical energy? ~The energy that electric charges produce.
What is Electromagnetic energy? ~The light you see each day.
What is Nuclear energy? ~Stored energy in the nucleus of an atom.
What is energy and work measured in? ~Energy is measured in joules which is the same unit in work.
What is the formula for work? ~work= weight times height
What are the two kinds of energy? ~The two kinds of energy are kinetic energy and potential energy.
What are the two formulas for gravitational potential energy? ~Gravitational potential energy equals weight times height. ~Gravitational potential energy equals mass times gravitational acceleration times height.
What are some of the major forms of energy? ~Some of the major forms of energy are mechanical energy, electrical energy, electromagnetic energy, and nuclear energy.
When does kinetic energy increase? ~Kinetic energy increases when velocity increases.
Created by: jon364