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Generator

A device that converts kinetic energy into electrical energy.

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Electro Magnet

A device in which current produces magnetism.

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Electric Motor

A device that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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Electric Current

The flow of electric charges along a path.

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Static Electricity

The build-up of electric charges.

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Chemical Energy

The energy that is stored in matter and can be released by chemical reaction.

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Mechanical Energy

The total energy of motion and position of an object.

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Electrical Energy

The energy caused by the movement of electric charges.

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Kinetic Energy

The energy an object has because of its motion.

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Potential Energy

The energy an object has because of it’s position and condition.

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Energy

The ability to cause changes in matter.