8 types of energy and PE, KE

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This is for the Quiz on 11/18 in Mr. Moore's Physical Science
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Potential Energy Equation

Mass x Gravity x height

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Gravity Number

9.8 m/s2

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Kinetic Energy Equation

1/2 x mass x velocity squared

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Thermal Energy

Due to the motion of molecules or ions.

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Radiant Energy

Energy traveling in waves

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Sound Energy

Energy traveling in waves through a solid, liquid or gas.

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Chemical Energy

stored as excited electrons

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Electrical Energy

Energy in the form of charged particles flowing through a conductor.

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Magnetic Energy

in the form of attractive and repulsive forces

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Mechanical energy

possessed by objects in motion or have the potential to move

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Nuclear Energy

Released as a nucleus is split or fused together with other nuclei

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Law of conservation of energy

energy cannot be created or destroyed

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The three ways Potential energy is stored by are:

1. position, 2. condition, 3. substance

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Example of Thermal Energy

Sun heating water in the water cycle

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Example of radiant energy

includes visible light, microwaves, radio waves

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example of sound energy

anything that makes noise

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Example of chemical energy

food digesting, or a battery

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Example of magnetic energy

bar magnet attracting a nail

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example of mechanical energy

thrown ball or stretched spring

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What is the famous equation where matter is converted into energy?

E=mcsquared