Physics Energy Project

Physics Energy Project - EnergyForms & ConservationofEnergy

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
    Energy Forms Conservation of Energy By: Chelsea K. Martin
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
    So what is Energy? “Energy makes things go!” -Bill  Nye QuickTimeª and decompressor are needed to see this - Energy does things for us, it makes change. - Scientists define energy as the Ability to Do Work!
Background image of page 2
    There are many forms of energy, but  they can all be put into two categories:  kinetic and potential. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
    Kinetic Energy:  is the energy of motion.  It is  a  s c a la r q ua ntity- it do e s  no t ha ve   dire c tio n. The  s ta nda rd m e a s ure m e nt o f kine tic   e ne rg y is  the  jo ule .
Background image of page 4
    Potential Energy:  is stored energy in result of an  object’s position. Scalar Quantity Standard unit of measurement     = joules.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
    Types of Kinetic Energy: Electrical Energy
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course SCIENCE bio 200 taught by Professor Roy during the Fall '11 term at McGill.

Page1 / 17

Physics Energy Project - EnergyForms & ConservationofEnergy

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online