Kinetic and Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy:  Kinetic energy is the energy of movement.

Potential Energy:  Potential energy is the energy of an object not yet in use.

An example of kinetic energy is this baby fennec fox playing and running around,

Another example is Laura and Nellie form Little House on the Prairie having a cat fight.

An example of potential energy is this yo yo, it could be used an release energy, but it hasn't yet.

Another example of potential energy is this stopped ferris wheel.  It could be turning using kinetic energy, but it has not yet.

Kinetic energy is found in moving objects and potential energy is found objects that could be moving, but are not.

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