Vocab Quiz #2

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Vocabulary Quiz #2
Find the term that matches the definition. You may use your science journal and the website.
1. ______________– The ability to do work or cause change.
2. ______________ – Moving electric charges produce electricity, and the energy they
3. ______________ – is the measure of the average Kinetic energy of the individual
particles in an object.
4. ______________ – the amount of matter a substance contains no matter the
gravitational pull.
5. ______________ – The total energy of the particles in a substance or material.
6. ______________ –Energy cannot be created or destroyed.
7. ______________ – The energy of motion.
8. ______________ – heat is transferred from one particle of matter to another without
the movement of matter itself.
9. ______________ – Energy that is stored and held in readiness.
10.______________ – is the measure of the average Kinetic energy of the individual
particles in an object.
11.______________ – Energy associated with the motion or position of an object.
12.______________ – The amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object.
13.______________ – is potential energy stored in chemical bonds that hold chemical
compounds together.
14.______________ – The distribution of a quantity (mass) per unit of space (volume)
15.______________ – is the light that you see each day in the form of waves.
16.______________ – Stored in the nucleus of an atom and is released during nuclear
17.______________ – States that the buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of
the fluid displaced by the object.
18.______________ – is the movement of thermal energy from a substance at a higher
temperature to another at a lower temperature.
19.______________ – is the movement that transfers heat within the water.
20.______________ – Acts in the upward direction, against the force of gravity, so it
makes an object feel lighter.
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