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chemical energy

potential energy that is stored in the chemical bonds of compounds

electrical energy

work done by moving charges

what forms of energy can be produced from electricity

nuclear and solar energy

nuclear energy

potential energy stored in the nucleas of an atom

solar energy

hydrogen fusion that reacts with nuclear energy to produce heat

what two types of energy did liebniz say could be found in nature

kinetic energy and gravitational potential energy

mechanical energy

the sum of the energy of motion and position


a science dealing with the study of the interrelationships of heat, work and energy


the transfer of thermal energy from a hot object to a cold object

kinetic energy

energy of a moving object

gravitational potential energy

energy of an object because of its position above the surface of Earth