Energy Transformations
Energy Conservation
Potential and Kinetic
Types of Energy
Definitions
100
Burning a candle.
Chemical energy -> heat energy + light energy
100
Name one way you can reduce air leaks in your home.
Caulking, Foam/Fiberglass insulation.
100
What is the process of saving up or storing energy?
Potential energy.
100
Energy that has the ability to fall; this type of energy increases the higher up you go.
Gravitational energy.
100
Energy is defined as _________.
The ability to do work.
200
Using a hot plate to boil water.
Electrical energy -> heat energy
200
From our in class experiment, is metal a good conductor of heat or a good insulator?
Good conductor.
200
What is the process of spending energy or energy in motion.
Kinetic energy.
200
"You can burn it or you can eat it."
Chemical energy.
200
List the renewable resources (list at least 3 out of the 5 possibilities.)
Biomass, hydropower, geothermal, wind and solar.
300
A hungry football player eating a large sandwhich to use the food for energy.
Chemical energy -> mechanical energy
300
From our in class experiment, is plastic a good conductor of heat or a good insulator?
Good insulator.
300
A heavy vase on a table has this type of energy.
(Gravitational) potential energy.
300
This type of energy is generated by a force - a push or a pull.
Mechanical energy.
300
List the Non-Renewable resources (list at least 3 out of the 5 possibilities.)
Petroleum, coal, natural gas, uranium and propane.
400
Using a solar-powered calculator.
Radiant energy -> electrical energy ->light energy
400
Name one way you can conserve energy in your home.
Energy efficient appliances, etc.
400
A person running down the sidewalk has this type of energy.
(Mechanical) kinetic energy.
400
An atom splitting is this type of energy.
Nuclear energy.
400
Define gravity.
The force of attraction between all objects in the universe.
500
A solar panel on the roof of a building used to heat and cool the building.
Radiant energy -> electrical energy
500
Name one way to prevent the heat from the sun from entering your house on a hot, summer day.
Solar screens on your windows, black-out curtains (closed).
500
A person that has just jumped from an airplane has this type of energy.
(Gravitational) potential and kinetic energy.
500
The sun is an example of this type of energy.
Heat, Radiant, Nuclear and Gravitational
500
List the Law of Conservation of Energy.
Energy can be not be created or destroyed.
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