<img src="https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=iA1Pi1a8Dy00ym" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Dismiss
Skip Navigation

5.4: Forms of Energy

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
Atoms Practice
Estimated2 minsto complete
%
Progress
Practice Forms of Energy
Practice
Progress
Estimated2 minsto complete
%
Practice Now
Loading... 

Vocabulary

chemical energy

chemical energy

Energy that is stored in the bonds between atoms that make up compounds.
electrical energy

electrical energy

Energy of moving electrons.
electromagnetic energy

electromagnetic energy

Energy, such as sunlight, that travels across space or through matter as electric and magnetic waves.
energy

energy

Ability to cause changes in matter, or ability to do work.
mechanical energy

mechanical energy

Energy of an object that is moving or has the potential to move; calculated as the sum of an object’s kinetic and potential energy.
nuclear energy

nuclear energy

Energy released in a nuclear reaction (nuclear fission or nuclear fusion).
sound energy

sound energy

Energy that travels in waves through matter from a vibrating object.
thermal energy

thermal energy

Total kinetic energy of all the atoms that make up an object.

Image Attributions

Show Hide Details
Description
Difficulty Level:
At Grade
Grades:
7 , 8
Date Created:
Oct 31, 2012
Last Modified:
Today, 11:22
Files can only be attached to the latest version of Modality
Reviews
66 % of people thought this content was helpful.
23
Loading reviews...
Load More (6)
Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original
 
SCI.PSC.223.03.L.1

Original text