Type of energy

Definition

Picture

Forms of Energy and an Example

Potential Energy

energy at rest

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chemical

-a bag of chips sitting on a table(no one is eating it)

mechanical

-a rock sitting on the top of a hill

Kinetic Energy

energy in motion

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chemical

-some one eating the bag of chips

mechanical

-a rock rolling down a hill
All Energy Exist in 2 States