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# The Nature of Energy - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

The Nature of Energy. Motion, Force & Energy Chapter 5.1 Pages 140-145. What is Energy?. Energy is the ability to do Work or cause a change Measured in Joules, like Work. Kinetic Energy. Kinetic Energy is the energy of motion All moving objects have Kinetic Energy ( KE )

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### The Nature of Energy

Motion, Force & Energy Chapter 5.1

Pages 140-145

• Energy is the ability to do Work or cause a change

• Measured in Joules, like Work

• Kinetic Energy is the energy of motion

• All moving objects have Kinetic Energy (KE )

• What determines an object’s KE?

• Mass & Velocity determine the KE of an object.

• Potential Energy (PE ) is stored energy

• It has the potential or “possibility” to do work

• Gravitational PE is energy that depends on height

• Elastic PE is for objects that can be stretched.

• Energy associated with motion (KE & PE)

• Energy of particles in an object

• Energy stored in chemical bonds

• Moving electric charges

• Waves of energy, such as light

• The fusion or fission of atoms

### Exit Pass

What is the difference between Kinetic and Potentialenergy? Give an example of each.