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fossil fuels
Fuels that are made up of dead plants and animals over millions of years.
The path that electricity follows from the battery, through the bulb, and back again.
kinetic energy
The energy of motion. Any moving object has kinetic energy. (Example-A rock rolling down a hill has kinetic energy.)
A form of energy that people make from other kinds of energy found in nature.
The ability to cause change.
potential energy
The energy an object has because of where it is or its shape. (Example- A rock sitting on top of a hill as potential energy.)
waste heat
Heat that is produced in an engine but is not used for any purpose.
To move back and forth very quickly. When a bell makes the air vibrate, sound is produced.