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Grade 11-12 Physics: Energy and Society

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Understanding Basic Concepts

Terms related to energy and society include:

  • mechanical energy
  • gravitational potential energy
  • kinetic energy
  • kinetic molecular theory
  • thermal energy
  • work
  • power
  • fission
  • fusion
  • heat
  • heat capacity / specific heat capacity
  • temperature
  • latent heat / specific latent heat
  • efficiency
  • conduction
  • convection
  • radiation
  • nuclear isotopes (eg. hydrogen, deuterium, tritium)
  • alpha particles, beta particles, gamma rays