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Different types of engery.

  • kinetic energy
  • internal energy
  • elastic potential energy
  • gravitational potential energy
  • electrical energy
  • magnetic energy

Kinetic energy

Moving things have kinetic energy. The more mass a object has and the faster it moves, due to more kinetic energy it has. All moving objects have kinetic energy, even very large things like planets, and very small ones like atoms.

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Internal energy

what is internal engergy?

All objects have internal energy this is energy caused by the movement of particles in the object, sometimes called thermal is also energy due to the bonds between particles, sometimes called chemical energy.

what is elastic potential engergy?

Some objects can change shape reversibly. Rubber balls, springs and elastic bands are like this. When a rubber ball is stretched or squashed, it can regain its shape again. Elastic potential energy is stored in stretched or squashed materials.

what is gravitational potential energy?

when a object is moving higher it gains gravitational potential energy.the of energy it gains depends on the mass,the extra height it gains and thr gravitational feild stenghth.

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what is electrical energy?

Some objects carry electrical charges and create electric fields. These charged objects can exert forces on each other. You get an electric current when charged particles move through a wire.

what is magnetic energy?

Some objects can be magnetised and create magnetic fields. They can exert forces on other magnetised objects, or on magnetic materials.

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