What kind of energy is flying a kite?

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What kind of energy is flying a kite?
« on: 08/05/2011 16:01:05 »
Carrie Lenear asked the Naked Scientists:
   
What kind of energy is flying a kite?

What do you think?
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What kind of energy is flying a kite?
« Reply #1 on: 08/05/2011 23:16:42 »
It is using the kinetic energy in the wind (which has itself been generated by the heat energy warming the earth and causing air to rise and expand) to increase and then maintain the potential energy of a heavier than air object (the kite).
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