Types of Energy

Thermal Energy

the total energy of potential and kinetic energy of an object is thermal energy. the more kinetic energy there is the more thermal energy there is.

Mechanical Energy

The from of energy associated with the position and motion of an object is called mechanical energy.

chemical Energy

Chemical energy is potential energy stored in the chemical bonds that hold chemical compounds together.

Electrical Energy

The energy of electrical charges is electrical energy.

Nuclear Energy

A type of potential energy called Nuclear is stored in the nucleus of an atom.

Electromagnetic Energy

The sunlight that you see each day is a form of electromagnet energy. electromagnet energy travels in waves.