TITLE

Energy in action

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Energy (9781405318730);2007, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on converting potential energy into kinetic energy from a section of the book "Energy" is presented. It notes that the potential energy of a roller coaster at the top of a hill can enable it to race downwards and pick up speed. Things that are moving or doing something have kinetic energy. It points out that the leaping ability of fleas to can be attributed to the potential energy stored in their leg muscles. Other examples of kinetic energy are heat and light.
ACCESSION #
43827290

 

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