Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Unit 6

Energy Transformations

Energy Transformation Conversion; The process of changing energy from one form to another.
Conservation of Energy Energy can neither be created nor destroyed, Energy does not disappear, & Energy just transforms from one form into another.
Potential Energy Energy that is stored.
Kinetic Energy Energy that is in motion.
Thermal Energy KE Heat Energy; The total energy of atoms and molecules that are constantly in motion
Radiant Energy KE Solar or Light Energy; Energy caused by the movement of electromagnetic waves.
Sound Energy KE Energy in the form wave motion; Vibrations spread in all directions as one vibrating object touches another causing it to vibrate.
Mechanical Energy KE The energy a body possesses because of its motion caused by gravity or elasticity.
Mechanical Energy PE The energy a body possesses because of it's position.
Electrical Energy KE Moving electrons from one point to another in a conductor.
Electrical Energy PE Stored electrons not moving.
Chemical Energy PE Energy stored in chemical substances.
Nuclear Energy PE Atomic Energy; Energy stored in the nucleus of an atom that can be released by fusion (combining atoms nuclei) or fission (splitting atoms nuclei).
Created by: PRO Teacher dowdyp


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:
restart all cards