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5.6A-Exploring Uses of Energy

Thermal Energy Heat energy.
Transform To change into something else.
Sound Energy Energy you can hear, produced by vibrations as they move through a medium such as air, metal, or water.
Energy Needed to do work.
Explore To try to understand something by examining it carefully.
Electrical Energy (Electricity) Energy from the movement of electrons.
Vibration The rapid movement of particles in a solid, liquid, or gas.
Light Energy Radiant energy from the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum that we can detect with our sense of sight.
The Law of Conservation of Energy Energy is neither created nor destroyed, only transformed from one type of energy to another.
Mechanical Energy (Kinetic Energy) Energy from moving parts.
Potential Energy Energy that is stored.
Battery (Source or Cell) A device that makes electricity by using chemical reactions, stores energy until it is needed.
Insulator Material that slows down or stops electric current or thermal (heat) energy from passing through.
Conductor Material that allows electric current or thermal (heat) energy to pass through easily.
Iron Steel, __________, Nickel, and Cobalt or all magnetic metals. (SINC)
Created by: Science STAAR