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1

A) Give another name for ‘stored energy’
B) Give another name for ‘movement energy’

A) potential energy
B) kinetic energy

2

Name 7 types of energy

Kinetic, potential, electrical, thermal, solar, chemical and light

3

What energy transformation happens in a cell ?

Chemical energy to electrical energy

4

Why are the chemical substances in a flat battery are different from a brand new battery ?

Most of the chemicals in a flat battery was turned to electrical energy

5

Name a device which creates electrical energy from solar energy

A solar panel

6

A) What does a voltmeter measure ?
B) What does an ammeter measure ?

A) voltage
B) current

7

In a power station what machine produces energy ?

A generator

8

Name a nuclear fuel

Uranium

9

A) How does a voltmeter connect into a circuit ?
B) How does an ammeter connect into a circuit ?

A) In parallel
B) In series

10

How much do generators in a power station produce ?

25000 v

11

How much volts are in the natural grid ?

500,000 v

12

List some forms of renewable energy.

Wood, solar and wind

13

What are the negative impacts of fossil fuels ?

They produce lots of carbon dioxide once burnt which causes global warming