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9 Cards in this Set

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the ability to cause change
Kinetic Energy
energy in the form of motion
the SI unit for energy
Potential energy
stored in energy due to position
Elastic potential energy
energy stored by something that can stretch or compress
Chemical potential energy
energy stored in chemical bonds
Gravitational Potential Energy (GPE)
energy stored by objects that are above Earth’s surface
Mechanical energy
the total amount of potential and kinetic energy in a system
Law of conservation of energy
states that energy cannot be created or destroyed