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6th TX Energy

6th Grade TEKS based Energy

______ is the ability to do work. Energy
Work happens when a ______ causes an object to ____ force move
______ energy depends on weight and height Potential
______ energy is the energy of motion. Kinetic
____ energy is created when the nucleus of atoms are joined together or split apart. Atomic
____ energy - the energy stored in matter that is released during ________ change Chemical
A battery is an example of what type of energy? Potential Chemical Energy
What form of energy is the sun? atomic or nuclear energy
What form of energy is related to the temperature of matter? Heat Energy
What form of energy has electrically charged matter? Electrical Energy
How does electrical energy move through wires? What is this called? Energy is transferred through the wires into other forms of energy so we can use it in radios, toys, computers, TVs, etc.
_____ energy is caused by the vibration of electrically charged atoms. Light Energy
_____ energy that all living organisms have Mechanical. Potential & Kinetic energy
_____ energy from vibrations of an object. Sound energy
What is the acronym for the 7 forms of energy? AC HELMS - atomic, chemical, heat, electrical, light, mechanical, and sound energy
_____ is a change from one form of energy to another. Energy conversion
____ is a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are touching. Friction
Energy cannot be created or destroyed - what is this called? Law of Conservation of Energy
____ is a natural resource that people can turn into another form of energy in order to do useful work. Energy Resource
______ ______ are formed from the buried remains of plants and animals that lived millions of years ago. Fossil Fuels
Name 3 fossil fuels and their uses Examples: Petroleum - gasoline; Natural Gas - heating, vehicles; Coal - used to generate power;
_____ ______ are used and replaced over a relatively short period of time. Renewable resources
Name 3 renewable resources and their uses Sunlight - solar calculator; wind = electricity; trees = wood for fires
___ is organic matter that can be burned to release energy biomass
Give 3 examples of organic matter. plants, wood, and waste.
____ is thermal energy caused by heating of the Earth's crust Geothermal
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