Introduction. 1. Moving Stuff Energy and Work. 2. Constant The Law of Conservation of Mass and Energy. 3. Basic Kinetic and Potential Energy. 4. Stored Potential Energy. 5. On the Move Kinetic Energy. 6. Sum It Up The Law of Conservation of Mechanical Energy. 7. Disturbances Mechanical Waves. 8. Up and Down Energy Movement in Transverse Waves. 9. Back and Forth Sound Energy. 10. Energy Bundles Photons. 11. Through Space Radiant Energy. 12. Hot to Cold Heat Transfer. 13. Currents Transfer by Convection. 14. Warm Up! Infrared Radiation. 15. Changes How Thermal Energy Is Measured. 16. Opposite Electric Charges. 17. Stop and Go Electricity. 18. Pushers Batteries. 19. Stick to It! Magnetic Potential Energy. 20. Changers Chemical Energy. 21. Equal Nuclear Energy. 22. Used Up Nonrenewable Energy Resources. 23. Recycle Renewable Energy Resources. 24. Collectors Direct Heating by Solar Energy. 25. Pass It On Energy Transfers within a Community. Glossary. Index.
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