# Kinetic and Potential Energy Song

## Science Songs

Energy in motion is kinetic

Like a boulder rolling down a mountain

Energy that is waiting is potential

Like if that boulder is chilling, hasn’t yet rolled

The law of conservation of energy

Can’t create or destroy, only changing

Objects moving, it’s kinetic energy

It can transfer, one object to another

Objects standstill, the energy is potential

Like a car static on a hill, it’s staying still

And so kinetic, to calculate it

It’s one half times the mass times velocity squared

There are many types of energy in motion

Light, motion, radiant, thermal, and sound

Now here’s an example

A car and bicycle

Are traveling at the exact same speed

Now which has exceeding

kinetic energy?

The car because the most mass

Objects moving, it’s kinetic energy

It can transfer, one object to another

Objects standstill, the energy is potential

Like a car static on a hill, it’s staying still

Onto potential, gravitational

Energy from our Earth’s gravity type

You calculate it, with the equation

Mass times standard gravity times height

Now here’s an example

What is the potential

Of a 4 kg rock on a 10-meter cliff?

4 x 9.8 x 10 = 392 joules

Objects moving, it’s kinetic energy

It can transfer, one object to another

Objects standstill, the energy is potential

Like a car static on a hill, it’s staying still

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