Flashcards - Praxis Middle School Science: Energy

Flashcards - Praxis Middle School Science: Energy
1/8 (missed) 0 0
Create Your Account To Continue Studying

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
potential energy
In physics, potential energy is energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors
Got it
kinetic energy
In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion
Got it
system
A system is a set of interacting or interdependent component parts forming a complex/intricate whole
Got it
mechanical energy
In the physical sciences, mechanical energy is the sum of potential energy and kinetic energy
Got it
8 cards in set
Front
Back
mechanical energy
In the physical sciences, mechanical energy is the sum of potential energy and kinetic energy
system
A system is a set of interacting or interdependent component parts forming a complex/intricate whole
kinetic energy
In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion
potential energy
In physics, potential energy is energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors
microwaves
Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging from one meter to one millimeter; with frequencies between 300 MHz and 300 GHz
visible light
The visible spectrum is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to the human eye
electromagnetic spectrum
The electromagnetic spectrum is the collective term for all known frequencies and their linked wavelengths of the known photons
work
In physics, a force is said to do work if, when acting there is a displacement of the point of application in the direction of the force

To unlock this flashcard set you must be a Study.com Member.