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Energy Vocabulary 01

"6th Grade - Energy Vocabulary - 01"

Transform To convert from one form into another form.
Criteria (singular criterion) Conditions that must be satisfied to successfully achieve a challenge
Constraints Factors that limit how you can solve a problem
Indicate To show
Indicators Observations that can tell you about the presence of some state or condition
Inference A plausible conclusion or interpretation based on observations or evidence
Infer To interpret from observations
Kinetic energy The energy an object has because of its motion
Light energy Visible energy that is given off by some objects in the form of radiation
Radiation Energy that moves in the form of rays, waves, or particles
Radiate Give off energy
Electrical energy The energy of moving electric charges
Chemical energy Energy stored in chemical bonds
Elastic energy The energy stored in an object when the shape of the object is changed
Sound energy Vibrating air that travels as waves to your ears
Thermal energy Experienced as heat; the energy of motion of all the particles in an object
Renewable resource A resource that is continually resupplied; for example, light energy from the Sun
Nonrenewable resource A resource that exists in a limited supply; for example, coal and oil
Fossil fuel An energy source that comes from the remains of living things; for example, coal, oil, and natural gas
Created by: Hushekclan
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