Kinetic & potential Energy

By Mandy Anzivino

Kinetic Energy: energy that is body possesses by being in motion

Examples: a rubber band flung from your finger, moving a skate board, a basketball passing through a hoop, a person climbing a ladder, blowing wind

Potential energy: energy possessed by a body its position relative to others, stresses within its self, and electric charge

Examples: A rubber band stretched on your finger waiting to be flung, a rock at the edge of a cliff , gasoline, a glass of milk, a piece of celery

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