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Chapter 32

what is energy the ability to do work
what are the units of energy Joules
What is kinetic energy energy an object has due to movement
what is potential energy energy an object has due to its position or condition
what is sound energy it is caused by vibrations
what is chemical energy it is found in food or in fuels
chemical energy in a battery can change into light or heat energy
this energy causes a thermometer to move heat
what is the source of all energy the sun
the liquid metal found in a thermometer is called mercury
crookes radiometer shows that light can be changed into kinetic energy
principal of conservation of energy energy cannot be created or destroyed but only changed from one form to another
fossil fuels are the dead remains of plants and animals
solar panels convert light to heat and electricity
nuclear energy comes from the nucleus of an atom
hydroelectric energy is made using water
biomass is harvesting chemical energy from plants
geothermal energy is energy from the core of the earth
sustainability is the conservation of balance in the worlds ecology indefinitely
power is work divided by time
work is force multiplied by distance
Created by: PHealy
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