There are four types: Chemical: energy stored in things like the food you eat,
fossil fuels and explosives. Elastic: energy stored in a stretched elastic band or ...
Moving objects have a type of energy called kinetic energy. ... When humans or
other animals eat food, they use its stored energy to keep warm, maintain and ...
Our bodies digest the food we eat by mixing it with fluids (acids and enzymes) in
... and starches) in the food breaks down into another type of sugar, called
glucose. ... can be used immediately for energy or stored in our bodies, to be
used later. ... For example, if you eat a large meal and your body doesn't need
that much ...
The total amount of the energy stored in the food you are eating is ... but rather
are eventually transformed, or "burned," into the different types of energy that
In this project you will learn a method for measuring how many Calories (how
much chemical energy) is available in different types of food. You will build your ...
But two general types of energy are especially important to chemists: kinetic
energy ... Objects may have potential energy stored in terms of their position. ...
no way to store the energy you extract from food, you'd have to eat all the time
just to ...
Learn more about humans: work, energy, and power in the Boundless open
textbook. ... The human body converts energy stored in food into work, thermal
energy, ... goes to thermal energy, although the fraction varies depending on the
type of ... If we eat more than is needed to do work and stay warm, the remainder
Solar energy is just a mixture of several types of electromagnetic energy, namely
... The energy that is stored in the food we eat is stored as chemical energy. ...
You can look up how much chemical energy is stored in many foods by reading
Energy conversions starting with solar energy, photosynthesis, then through the
... They convert sunlight to food for animals (though the plants may not look at it
that ... 1) Primary Producers -- Green plants and certain types of bacteria and
Green ... ability to digest the plants they eat and release the energy stored in the
When you stand on top of the log, you embody stored mechanical energy called
... Through digestion, animals capture and "burn" the chemical energy in food,
water, ... You, in turn, took in this energy by eating the plants directly, or eating