There are 6 forms
Deals with the
motion of an object
Made from the atoms moving in an
Atoms are the building blocks of
We associate this with heat
Heat causes the atoms to move faster
Thermal energy is involved when
Energy stored in bonds of chemical
Chemical compounds are the
combination of atoms and molecules
Water is a chemical compound – it is the
combination of oxygen and hydrogen
When you eat, you release chemical energy
Chemical energy could be released during
chemical reactions as well.
The moving of electrical charges
that produces electricity and
Anything that requires
electricity to work…like your
TV, your computer
Energy that is stored in the nucleus of an atom
from fission of fusion
The nucleus is the center of the atom that
contains the protons and neutrons (electrons
are found outside of the nucleus)
Fission – one atom SPLITS into two
Uranium is usually used in nuclear power plants
The Uranium atom is split to release nuclear
Fusion - two atoms COMBINE into one
This only occurs in the sun!!!
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