|Energy is the capacity to do work. There are many forms of energy -- chemical energy, heat energy, mechanical energy, muscular energy, etc. Everything that happens around us is due to energy. Any work that we do is due to energy.
Stored Energy and Moving EnergyEnergy that is stored is called the potential energy.
Examples: water stored in a tank, food stored by a plant
Energy possessed by a moving body is called kinetic energy or moving energy.
Law of Transformation of EnergyEnergy can never be created nor destroyed. It can only be transformed from one form to another.
Let us see some examples of energy transformation:
Directions: Answer the following questions.