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.