Types of Energy

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Applied Science - Physics - Types of energy

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Types of Energy
1 Kinetic energy - anything that moves has kinetic energy e.g. water and air
2 Potential energy - energy that is stored in an object. It has the potential to do work
3 Electrical energy - Objects that need electric to work will transfer electrical energy through wires to another form. E.g. power stations and batteries
4 Chemical energy - this is a type of stored energy like potential energy. Batteries store electricl energy as chemicals
5 Sound energy - Anything we hear is sound energy. Unless wanted, it is often wasted energy.
6 Heat energy - Anything that feels warm will be giving off heat energy
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