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Compare and contrast the difference forms of energy and their characteristics.

Mechanical Energy The amount of work an object can do because of the object's kinetic and potential energies.
Thermal Energy The kinetic energy of a substance's atoms.
Heat The energy transferred between objects that are different temperatures.
Chemical Energy The energy that is stored in chemical bonds.
Electrical Energy The energy that results from the flow of moving charges.
Electromagnetic Energy Energy resulting from the motion of the charged particles within atoms.
Sound Energy Energy given off by a vibrating object.
Nuclear Energy The energy stored in the nucleus of an atom as a result of strong nuclear forces.
Nuclear Fission The splitting of the nucleus of a large atom to two or more fragments; releases additional neutrons and energy.
Nuclear Fusion The combination of the nuclei of small atoms to form a larger nucleus; releases energy.
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