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Energy types

Energy types

Energy is all around us. If you are reading this, it's because of light energy. If you can hear sounds, it's because of sound energy. Even if you feel cold, there is heat energy all around you.

You are alive because of energy. Your body is burning chemical energy from food to keep you warm, power your mechanical movements and run tiny electrical currents in
your nerves – including your brain.

Energy is the ability to do work and there are different forms of energy.

Can you match the energy type with its correct
description to the right?

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