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Energy Flash Cards

Flash Cards For Energy Test

Renewable Resources Objects that are replenish able resources
Nonrenewable Resources Objects that are not replenish able resources.
fossil fuels non renewable resources that are used as fuel.
Newton measures amount of force (g), is used.
Wave a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Force measurement of work
Newton Meters Measuring of amount of newtons per meter.
Crest highest point of a wave
Trough lowest point of a wave
Medium what a wave travels through
Electromagnetic waves a wave with no medium
Mechanical waves a wave with a medium
Work calculations (formula) force x distance
Friction property that causes objects to resist moving against each other.
Four factors roughness, size, hardness, weight/pressure
Nuclear Energy energy that comes from changes in the nucleus of the atom.
Light Energy produced by the vibrations of electrically charged particles
Chemical Energy energy of compound that changes as atoms are changed
mechanical energy energy in position and motion
sound energy energy caused by object vibrations
electrical energy energy of moving electrons
thermal energy the total charge of particles
potential energy object gets energy from its position
kinetic energy energy of motion
Wavelength the distance between 2 corresponding parts of a wave
rarefactions in longitudinal waves in a spring, the parts where the coils are spread out are called rarefactions
amplitude the maximum distance of the particles of a medium
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