Energy

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  • Created on: 27-05-18 16:01
What is energy measured in?
Joules(J)
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What gives us humans energy?
Food,Glucose etc
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Can energy be created or destroyed?
no
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Can energy be used up?
No it can be transferred or stored in different ways
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What kind of energy is stored in moving objects?
Kinetic energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Kinetic energy?
Advantage-No pollution/ Disadvantages-Expensive to build a dam and it might flood
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What type of energy is transferred when air molecules transfer air ?
Sound energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Sound energy?
Advantages-No pollution /Disadvantages-Sound cannot travel through a vacuum
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What energy comes from heat?
Thermal energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Thermal energy?
Advantage-No fuel cost/Disadvantages-Expensive
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What releases energy?
Chemical energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Chemical energy?
Advantages- It is the easiest and most efficient energy source to store and utilize./Disadvantages-It can be harmful the environment
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What transfers moving charges in wires?
Electrical energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Electrical energy?
Advantages-It is transportable over long distances/Disadvantages-It can kill you
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What is the energy stored in an object above the ground called?
Gravitational potential energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Gravitational potential energy?
Advantages-Energy source/Disadvantages-Not a nice thing to be in possession with when falling for a long height
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What energy is stored in objects that can change shape easily?
Elastic potential energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Elastic potential energy?
cant find anything
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What energy can exert forces on magnetic materials?
Magnetic energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Magnetic energy?
Advantages-Environment friendly/Disadvantage-Expensive
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What type of renewable energy relies on the sun for electricity?
Solar energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Solar energy?
Advantages-saves a lot of money/Disadvantages-doesn't work at night
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What type of renewable energy relies on the air to perform their function?
Wind power
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Wind energy?
Advantages-No pollution/Disadvantages-If there is no wind it means that there is no electricity
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What type of energy is formed by the evaporation of water?
Hydroelectric
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Hydroelectric energy?
Advantages-reliable source of energy/Disadvantages-expensive
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What type of energy needs energy from plants to function?
Biomass
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Biomass energy?
Advantages-reduces waste/Disadvantages-expensive or harmful to the environment
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What type of energy needs heat from the radioactive decay of the planet?
Geothermal
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Geothermal energy?
Advantages-clean energy/Disadvantages-expensive and takes years to make
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Give an example of a fossil fuel
Coal
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Are fossil fuels renewable or non-renewable?
Non-renewable
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What are fossil fuels made out of?
Dead animals,waste,sunlight etc
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How many main types of fossil fuels are there?
3
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What are the main types of fossil fuels?
Coal,Natural gases,Oil
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What type of energy is produced when electricity generators are placed on the surface of the water?
Wave energy
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Wave energy?
Advantages-environment friendly/Disadvantages-noisy
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What is the function of Kinetic energy?
Energy of motion
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What is the function of Sound energy?
For us to be able to hear stuff we have sound waves which is the sound energy
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What is the function of Thermal energy?
Allows objects to have a temperature that can be measured
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What is the function of Chemical energy?
Energy stored in the bonds of chemical compounds.Released during chemical reactions
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What is the function of Electrical energy?
Energy that is stored within charged particles with an electrical feild
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What is the function of Gravitational potential energy?
Keeps us on the ground
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What is the function of Elastic energy?
Allows some objects to change shape
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What is the function of Magnetic energy?
Similiar to electrical, helps electrical charges pass through a wire
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What is the function of Solar energy?
Produces electricity using only sunlight
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What is the function of Wind energy?
Allows turbines to work
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What is the function of Hydroelectric energy?
Generated by the force of falling water
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What is the function of Biomass energy?
Stores Solar energy
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What is the function of Geothermal energy?
Takes heat from a substance and uses it to heat the air inside the home
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What is the function of Wave energy?
Forces air in and out of the water chamber
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