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7 Cards in this Set

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Potential Energy
stored energy or the energy of position
Kinetic Energy
The energy of motion
electrical energy
the movement of electrical charges.

examples of items that use electrical energy are: lamps, toasters, computers
chemical energy
energy stored in the bonds of atoms and molecules
thermal/heat energy
internal energy in a substance

example: the sun gives of thermal energy
mechanical energy
energy of motion or potential for motion.

example: you are using mechanical energy when you run or throw a ball
radiant/solar energy
energy that travels in waves. energy from the sun.