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energy forms

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electrical energy energy made available through the flow of an electric current througa conductor
radiant energy energy carried by light and other types of electromagnetic radiation
chemical energy energy stored in the bonds of chemical compounds that is released during reactions
elastic energy energy stored in an object when it is compressed or stretched
kinetic energy energy an object has due to its motion
potential energy energy an object has due to its position
mechanical energy the sum of energy associated with the motion and position of an object
electromagnetic energy energy made from vibrations of magnetism and electricity; only type of wave that can travel through an empty space
electricity flow of electrons and protons; transfered through electrical energy
law of conservation of energy energy is neither created nor destroyed
nuclear energy energy released when atoms split or join together
hydro electric power plant transformation gravitational to mechanical to electrical
thermal energy heat energy
electrical to heat examples heater, toaster, or hairdryer
chemical to heat examples match, candle and fireworks
electrical to mechanical examples blender, drill, vacuum
example of potential energy a ball at the top of a hill
examples of kinetic energy sound, light, thermal, and electrical
energy transformation of a saxaphone mechanical to sound
energy transformation of a windmill mechanical to electrical
Created by: allison.g21