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8th Unit 3b

Forms of Energy

Alternating current Electrical current that periodically reverses direction. Can be transmitted over long distances
Chemical Energy The energy contained in the chemical bonds of a substance.
Conduction Direct movement of energy from one molecule to the next
Convection cell Circular movements of fluids due to changes in density
Convection The movement of fluids due to differences in density created by uneven heating
Direct Current Electrical current that moves in one direction.
Electrical Energy A form of energy that is produced by the flow of electric charge through a conductor.
Electromagnetic Radiation Energy produced by the motion of electrically charged particles. This form of energy can travel through empty space as well as any other substance
Energy The ability to do work
Frequency The number of waves that pass a given point per unit of time.
Kinetic Energy Energy of motion that is in the process of doing work.
Potential Energy Stored energy that has the potential to do work.
Radiant Energy Energy derived from the emission of radiation. Example: energy from the sun
Temperature The measurement of the amount of thermal energy that an object contains.
Thermal Energy the amount of energy that an object contains due to the kinetic energy of its atoms or molecules.
Turbine a special kind of generator that produces electrical energy as it turns.
Wavelength The distance between two crests of a wave
Created by: darrin_evans