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Energy

Potention and Kinetic Energy

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What is potential energy? the energy stored in an object because of its position
What is kinetic energy? the energy an object has due to its motion
Kinetic energy _______________ as a ball rolls down a hill. increases
Potential energy ________________ as a ball rolls down a hill. decreases
What has an effect on potential energy? height and mass
What has an effect on kinetic energy? mass and speed
___________ energy is stored energy. Potential
What kind of energy is a stretched rubber band? Potential
The faster an object moves, the ______ kinetic energy it has. More
Energy due to motion is _________ energy. kinetic
What causes a pendulum to stop moving? Air resistance creates friction that slows the pendulum down until it stops. This causes the gravitational energy to become potential energy. No energy is destroyed. (This is the Law of Conservation of Energy.)
Two forms of energy potential and kinetic
What is the Law of Conservation of Energy? Energy is neither created nor destroyed.
Potential energy is in the process of increasing when something is going ...... Potential energy increases as the object is going uphill.
A ball rolls down a hill and then stops at the top of the next hill. Where is the kinetic energy the greatest? At the very bottom of the hill
At what point on a roller coaster can you measure the highest potential energy? At the top of the largest hill because it has the most potential to cause change
As a roller coaster begins to move, what happens to its energy? The potential energy is transformed into kinetic energy.
Created by: Chloe Flemister
 

 



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