Energy – Junior Cert Science Terms

Junior CertificateScience

  • Energy – Is the ability to do work, Energy is measured in joules.
  • Potential energy – Stored Energy.
  • Kinetic Energy – The energy that moving things have.
  • Heat energy – Energy that causes a change in temperature between materials.
  • Hydro-electric energy – Electric energy from water.
  • Geo-thermal energy – energy derived from the heat in the interior of the earth.
  • Biomass energy – The chemical energy stored in living things.
  • PhotosynthesisPlants use the sun’s energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars.
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