# Chapter 12: Energy: Glencoe Science: An Introduction To The Life, Earth, And Physical Sciences: Question Preview (ID: 28602)

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stored energy
a) conduction
b) conection
c) thermal energy
d) potential energy

total kinetic and potential energy in the particles of a material
a) conduction
b) convection
c) thermal energy
d) potential energy

type of transfer to thermal energy that produces weather
a) conduction
b) convection
c) thermal energy
d) potential energy

transfer of thermal energy from a warmer object to a cooler object
a) conduction
b) convection
c) thermal energy
d) potential energy

a) conduction
b) convection
c) energy

Solar energy is ___.
a) a nonrenewable resource
b) a renewable resource
c) an inexpensive source of electricity
d) commonly used as a srouce of electricity

Potential energy is to kinetic energy as ___.
a) water stored behind a dam is to electrical energy
b) a flute is to a trumpet
c) a tractor is to a sprots car
d) an ice cube is to a hot day

Thermometers measure ___.
a) potential energy
b) molecular motion
c) mechanical energy
d) coolness

Gravity changes potential energy to kinetic energy when ___.
a) you push a child in a wagon
b) a skier starts down a slope
c) you throw a ball to a friend
d) a balloon floats upward

When you place a cooler object against a source of heat, you transfer heat by ___.
a) convection
b) conduction