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6th Energy Test

Fletcher's 6th grade Energy Test Review

Nuclear Fission The splitting of an atoms nucleus
Nuclear Energy The energy that comes from the splitting of atoms
Infrared Radiation Heat waves
Kelvin Scale The temperature scale that shows absolute zero
Petroleum Fossil fuel that comes from the fossilized remains of tiny marine organisms
Mechanical Energy The total sum of potential and kinetic energy combined
Radiant Energy The energy that travels from the Sun to the Earth
Celsius Scale The temperature scale that has the boiling point of water at 100 degrees
Calorie The amount of heat energy needed to raise teh temperature of 1g of water 1 degree C
Temperature The measure of the average kinetic energy within a substance
Potential The stored energy of position, chemical bond or shape
Kinetic The energy of motion
Convection The spread of heat energy by making fluids expand and rise
Hydro Electric energy The type of energy produced when falling water spins a turbine
Chemical Energy The type of energy stored in the bonds within food and batteries
Destroyed Energy cannot be ______
Turbine A spinning tool used to produce electricity
Conduction Heat energy spreading through things that are touching
Transformed Energy can be _______
Nonrenewable energy Energy resource that is used up faster than it is replaced
Absolute zero The point at which all molecular motion stops
Coal Fossil fuel that comes from fossilized swamp plants
Geothermal Energy Heat energy that comes from the Earth's interior
Thermal Energy Heat energy
Radiation Heat energy that spreads out by electromagnetic waves
Created by: coach_fletcher