Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


vocabulary for chapter 5 physics I

energy ability to cause change
heat type of energy that moves from anything having a higher temperature to anything having a lower temperature
kinetic energy energy that causes change in the form of motion
law of conservation of energy a law stating that energy can change from, bu it cannot be created or destroyed under ordinary conditions
magma hot metled rock orignating beneath Earth's surface,; it is a potential source of energy for heating and generating electricity
mechanical energy the total kinetic energy and potential energy in a system
potential energy energy that is not causing change right now but is stored for potential use
specific heat the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of a material 1 degree celsius
temperature a measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in matter; expressed in degrees kelvin or Celsius
thermal energy the total energy of particles in a material, including both kinetic and potential energy
work the transfer of energyy through motion; W=Fxd
Created by: lisaklann