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Energy by Mind Map: Energy

1. Mechanical Energy

1.1. The energy associated with the motion and position of everyday objects is mechanical energy

1.2. The position an object is in while moving is mechanical energy

1.3. Speeding Trains

1.4. Balls Bouncing

2. Potential Energy

2.1. Energy stored as a result of position or shape

2.2. The position of your car or shape of your car can tell you how much energy is stored in it

2.3. The position of a vase

2.4. The shape of a car

3. Electrical Energy

3.1. Electrical energy is the energy associated with electric charges

3.2. Anything with an electric charge is electric energy

3.3. CD players

3.4. Flashlights

4. Chemical Energy

4.1. Chemical energy is the energy stored in chemical bonds

4.2. Bonds of chemicals make chemical energy

4.3. Wood that is burned

4.4. Cars use chemical energy in gasoline

5. Kinectic Energy

5.1. The kinetic energy of any moving object depends upon its mass and speed

5.2. Mass and speed tell you your kinetic energy

5.3. The mass and speed of a car

5.4. The mass and speed of a train

6. Nuclear Energy

6.1. The energy stored in atomic nuclei

6.2. Atomic nuclei carry nuclear energy

6.3. nuclear power plants

6.4. Nuclear fusion

7. Thermal Energy

7.1. The total potential and kinetic energy related to the motion of all microscopic particles

7.2. When an object is warm, particles are moving faster. When an object is cold, particles move slower

7.3. A lit match

7.4. A campfire

8. Electromagnetic Energy

8.1. Electromagnetic energy is a form of energy that travels through space in the form of waves

8.2. Waves of electromagnetic energy are what make up this energy

8.3. X-rays

8.4. The Glowing Galaxy