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Use to help study for your quiz on Energy Transformations and Conservation
|Law of conservation of energy
|When one form of energy is transformed to another, no energy is lost in the process.
|A change from one form of energy to another. All energy can be transformed into another.
|Sometimes a few energy transformations are needed to do work. Like a lighting a match to light a candle.
|Mechanical energy can run into _______________ which will change it to thermal energy. We use this when we rub our hands together to stay warm.
|Mechanical Energy Example
|your body moving is ....
|Chemical Energy Example
|Eating food gives you ....
|Thermal Energy Example
|Is any energy that involves heat. Friction causes thermal energy.
|Electromagnetic Energy Example
|When the sun changes nuclear energy to ...
|Is an example of how a ball can go from potential energy to kinetic energy.
|Gravitational Potential Energy
|is energy an object possesses because of its high position
|Can be neither destroyed or created
|Most Gravitational Potential Energy
|At the start of a fall.
|Equal Gravitational Potential Energy
|In the middle of a fall.
|Lest Gravitational Potential Energy
|At the end of a fall.