Save
or

or

taken

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below

Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

Normal Size     Small Size show me how

# MMS Energy

### Energy Unit Terms

Energy The ability to do work or make objects/molecules move
Kinetic Energy Energy that is moving (even if you can't see it, like electricity moving in a wire)
Potential Energy Stored energy (like holding a book above a table)
Heat Called Thermal Energy, a type of kinetic energy, measured using a thermometer
temperature data collected in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit. Temperature shows how much thermal energy is in an object
Gravitational Potential Energy Energy of position. GPE increases with height (higher from ground = more GPE) and mass (more mass = more GPE). Example: A roller coaster at the top of a hill
Transformed Energy changing into another type. Example: Dropping a basketball on the ground changes Gravitational potential energy into kinetic energy of motion
Transferred Moving energy from one place to another. Example: Your mom giving you an apple. She is moving chemical energy from her hand to yours.
Law of Conservation of Energy The law that states that energy can not be made or disappear but is just moved around
nonrenewable resource Energy from sources like fossil fuels (gas, oil, natural gas, coal) that once used cannot be replaced
renewable resource Energy from sources like the sun, wind, hydro electric, tidal, etc. that are not used up
mass the amount of matter in an object
volume the amount of space an object takes up
energy efficiency how much energy can be converted into a useful form (Amount of energy used for required or needed purpose vs energy put into the system)
Created by: cvanwyk
Popular Physics sets

Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

• SPACEBAR - flip the current card
• LEFT ARROW - move card to the Don't know pile
• RIGHT ARROW - move card to Know pile
• BACKSPACE - undo the previous action

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
 "Know" box contains: Time elapsed: Retries:
restart all cards