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sience definitions

potential energy Stored energy
Kinetic Energy Any type of energy that is moving.
Motion energy Motion energy is the energy present in moving things, such as the wind, a racing car, or a soaring ball.
Chemical Energy Chemical energy is the energy stored in materials such as,food, batteries, dynamite, and gasoline.
Gravitational Energy The energy stored in objects that are in a position to fall (once the object falls, the type of energy changes.)
Elastic Energy The energy stored in stretchy objects. (rubber bands and springs contain elastic energy.)
Heat Energy (Thermal) The energy a substance has as a result of its temperature. Higher temp= more heat energy.
Light Energy The energy carried by light rays.
Electrical energy The energy that electricity provides.
Sound Energy Sound energy is the energy carried by sound waves.
Thermal Another word for heat.
Temperature Measurement of the amount of thermal heat that an object contains.
Friction The force resisting relative motion of surfaced that touch. Two surfaces rubbing in opposite directions create friction.
Molecule The smallest particle into which an element or compound can be divided, without changing its properties.
Radiation Where heat energy is traveling by invisible waves from the source.
Convection Where fluids such as air and water are heated, expand, and rise, displacing and mixing with cooler portions
Conduction Where the heat energy travels through solids such as metals.
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