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Energy by Mind Map: Energy

1. kinetic energy

1.1. Book definition: Kinetic energy is the energy of motion.

1.2. My definition: Energy produced when something moves.

1.3. Examples: skiing, driving

2. potential energy

2.1. Book definition: Potential energy is energy that is stored as a result of position or shape.

2.2. My definition: Potential energy is energy that is stored.

2.3. Examples: car at rest, lightbulb

3. mechanical energy

3.1. Book definition: Mechanical energy is energy that is associated with the motion and position of everyday objects.

3.2. My definition: energy

3.3. Examples: stapler, scissors

4. thermal energy

4.1. Book definition: Thermal energy is the total potential and kinetic energy related to the motion of all the microscopic particles in an object.

4.2. My definition: Thermal energy is the potential and kinetic energy from the motion of particles.

4.3. Examples: hand warmers, human body

5. chemical energy

5.1. Book definition: Chemical energy is energy that is stored in chemical bonds.

5.2. My definition: Chemical energy is energy in and from chemicals.

5.3. Examples: gas, bleach

6. electrical energy

6.1. Book definition: Electrical energy is the energy that is associated with electrical charges.

6.2. My definition: Electrical energy is energy from electricity.

6.3. Examples: lightbulbs, computers, outlets

7. nuclear energy

7.1. Book definition: Nuclear energy is energy that is stored in atomic nuclei.

7.2. My definition: Nuclear energy is energy from atomic nuclei.

7.3. Examples: a-bomb, sun

8. electromagnetic energy

8.1. Book definition: a form of energy that travels through space in the form of waves.

8.2. My definition: Electromagnetic energy is energy that is traveling through space.

8.3. Examples: x-rays, cell reception