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Energy by Mind Map: Energy

1. Kinetic

1.1. The energy of motion

1.2. The movement of an object

1.3. Skiing or rolling a ball

2. Potential

2.1. Stored energy as a result of position or shape

2.2. Stored energy in something before it actually occurs

2.3. Lifting a book or plucking a string

3. Mechanical

3.1. Motion and position of everyday objects

3.2. Comes from everyday objects and activites

3.3. Bouncing a ball or a sprinting athlete

4. Thermal

4.1. Potential and kinetic energy related to motion of all microscopic particles in an object

4.2. All of the energy within an objects microscopic particles

4.3. Molten metal or fire

5. Chemical

5.1. Energy stored in chemical bonds

5.2. Stored in objects and when released produces heat

5.3. Gasoline burned in a cars engine or wood burning

6. Electrical

6.1. Energy associated with electric charges

6.2. Energy that causes electricity

6.3. Flashlights or calculators

7. Electromagnetic

7.1. Travels through space in the form of waves

7.2. Radiated from the sun

7.3. X-rays or visible light

8. Nuclear

8.1. Energy stored in atomic nuclei

8.2. Holds together the nucleus of an atom

8.3. Heat and light of the sun