Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
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

Energy Types

Energy The ability to do work or cause a change
The Law of Conservation of Energy Energy can not be created or destroyed, but it can be transformed or changed from one form to another.
Kinetic Energy energy an object has due to its motion Two factors that effect is mass and speed Examples: Roller Coaster, Car, Moving Water
Potential Energy energy stored in an object due to its position Two factors that effect is mass and position (height) Examples: Roller Coaster at the top of a hill, resting bird, a parked bicycle
Thermal Energy energy that all objects have; increases as the object’s temperature increases Examples: Hot Chocolate, Hot water in a tea kettle, fire
Chemical Energy energy that is stored in chemicals Examples: Batteries, Food, Photosynthesis, Muscles
Radiant Energy energy of light or radiation Examples: The Sun, Xrays, Microwaves, Flashlights
Electrical Energy energy carried by electric current that comes out of batteries and wall sockets, is generated at large power plants, and is readily transformed into other types of energy Examples: Anything that plugs into a wall socket, refrigerator, electric car
Nuclear Energy energy stored in atomic nuclei that can be transformed into other forms of energy by complex power plants Examples: Power Plant, Atomic Bomb
Mechanical Energy energy from moving parts Examples: Car, Robot Dog, Fishing Reel
Sound Energy energy that produces sound Examples: Radio, Juke Box, Music Box
Created by: ADeschensky