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FOSS Science Kit

energy the ability to do work
electricity energy that flows through a circuit and can produce heat, light, motion, and/ or sound
battery a source of electricity created from stored chemical energy
circuit the complete path of an electric current
transfer to move from one place to another
electrical current the flow of electricity through a conductor
light visible evidence of energy
heat observable evidence of thermal energy
motion a change in position of an object or system
sound observable evidence of energy, measured in decibels
conductor a substance (material) that does allow electricity to flow easily
insulator a substance (material) that does not allow electricity to flow through it
potential energy energy that is stored and ready to use
kinetic energy the energy of something in motion
chemical energy energy that is created in a chemical reaction,
thermal energy energy from heat
parallel circuit a circuit where energy flows through receivers and also through a second path
series circuit a circuit where energy flows through receivers back to the energy source
Created by: MrsMinigh