Understanding the properties of energy allows people to make informed choices.
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Energy can be transferred from one object to another, and energy can be transferred into different forms, such as light, sound, and heat. To better under how energy transfer works…
Heat Energy is often called thermal energy. Thermal energy is present in the molecules of an object. When an object is hot the molecules have a lot of energy and move fast. When an object is cold, the molecules have little energy and move slowly.