Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
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 Week 8

Week 8

TermDefinition
Energy The ability to do work
Mechanical Energy Energy of something that is moving
Thermal Energy Energy of heat
Solar Energy Energy produced by the sun
Light Energy Energy in the form of waves that can travel through an empty space
Sound Energy Energy from vibrations
Electrical Energy Energy of moving electrons or electric charges
Absorb To soak up
Reflection/Reflect The bouncing back of light waves off a surface
Refraction/refract The bending of light waves as they move through one medium into another
Prism A glass or transparent object that bends light that separates white light into a spectrum of colors
Transmit To pass on to another
Medium A substance or material that makes it possible for the transfer of energy from one location to another
Generator A device that uses magnets to change mechanical energy into electricity
Current The direction the electricity is moving
Source/Cell Electricity from a battery, solar, cell, fossil fuels or wind generator
Path A wire that a current flows through
Fuse A safety device consisting of a strip of wire that melts and breaks an electric circuit if the current exceeds a safe travel
Parallel A circuit where the electrons have many paths to take. If one light is removed the other lights will still work and will even get brighter.
Switch Turns a circuit on and off
Series An electric current in which electrons have only one path to take. If one light goes out or is removed, they all go out.
Created by: ghscience
Popular Science 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:

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