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There are six different kinds of energy. They are chemical, electrical, heat,mechanical, kinetic and potential. Chemical energy comes from food.

  1. Your T.V. uses electrical energy.
  2. Your furnace gives you heat energy. Heat energy is energy that gives off heat or that's made from heat.
  3. The moving parts of your bicycle use mechanical energy.
  4. Kinetic energy is the energy of motion.
  5. Potential energy is stored energy.

Some things have more than one different kind of energy for instance a toaster.






Index ] Forces ] Action/Reaction ] Gravity ] Inertia ] Friction ] [ Energy ]

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Site last updated June 04, 2000 .

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