What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature


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Which of the following is a property of energy?

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1. Which of the following is a common unit that is used to measure energy?

2. Which of the following types of energy does the sun use to heat up our atmosphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Energy is necessary within systems in order to perform work necessary for that system, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how energy is measured and transformed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The definition of energy
  • The measurement of energy
  • The Big Bang Theory

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the nature of energy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about energy

Additional Learning

To learn more about science, review the accompanying lesson on What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn how energy is measured
  • Understand how energy is transformed
  • Know the Big Bang Theory