Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


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
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
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:
Retries:
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

Lisa Gabel

Chapter 15

TermDefinition
Energy The ability to do work
Kinetic Energy The energy an object has due to its 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 above a reference point.
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 particles in and object.
Chemical Energy The energy stored in chemical bonds.
Electrical Energy The energy associated with electric charges.
Electromagnetic Energy A form of energy consisting of changing electric and magnetic fields.
Nuclear Energy The energy stored in atomic nuclei.
Energy Conversion The process of changing energy from one form to another.
Nonrenewable Energy Resources A source of energy that exists in limited quantities and, once used, cannot be replaced except over the course of millions of years.
Fossil Fuels Rich deposits of hydrocarbon mixtures that formed from the remains of organisms.
Renewable Energy Resources A source of energy that can be replaced in a relatively short period of time.
Hydroelectric Energy Energy obtained form flowing water
Solar Energy Sunlight that is converted into usable energy.
Geothermal Energy Thermal energy beneath Earth's surface.
Biomass Energy The chemical energy stored in living things.
Hydrogen Fuel Cell A cell that generates electricity form a controlled reaction between hydrogen and oxygen.
Energy Conservation The practice of finding ways to use less energy or to use energy more efficiently.
Created by: lisag5678