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Year 10 Research task

Energy and energy transformations


1. What is Energy?
Energy is the capacity to work.
2. What are the various forms of energy?
radiant (light) energy
chemical energy
mechanical energy
nuclear energy
electrical energy
heat (thermal) energy
energy of sound
3. What is electrical energy?
Electrical energy is the moving electrical charges from one point to another in a
conductor.
4. What is energy transformation? Give a simple example.
It is when energy is transformed into another type of energy; an example to that is
lightning.

Light Globes
5. What energy transformations take place in a light globe?
The energy transformations that take place within a light globe is kinetic
energy to light energy.
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