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Energy vocabulary practice

Thermal Transformation (energy) energy of atoms and molecules that are constantly in motion (heat). Moves from areas of high temperature to areas of low temperature
Mechanical Transformation (energy) energy possessed by an object to its kinetic or potential energy.
electrical Transformation (energy) The energy of electrically charged particles moving from one place to another.
solar power (energy) Energy from the sun
hydroelectric power (energy) Power generated from moving water.
Wind power (energy) energy from the wind
green energy Clean or Renewable energy, energy that is non-polluting and/or renewable, such as solar power, wind power, biofuel, and hydrogen.
electrical circuit A complete path through which electric current can flow
battery A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
Parallel Circuit A circuit where the electrical charge passes through every object (bulb, buzzer, etc.) on the line.
Series Circuit a circuit in which the parts are joined one after another such that the current in each part is the same
Mechanical Advantage he number of times a machine multiplies the input force
Wedge An object with at least one slanting side ending in a sharp edge
Screw An inclined plane wrapped around a pole
Pulley A grooved wheel with a rope or cable around it
Inclined Plane A slanted surface with one raised end and one lowered end, such as a ramp.
Wheel and Axel a wheel with a rod in the center
Lever A stiff bar that rests on a support called a fulcrum
Created by: MEasley
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