Answer to Question #67029 in Other Biology for LaNarcia Walker
Water behind a dam has a certain amount of stored energy that can be released as the water falls over the top of the dam. It may be enough energy to turn a mill wheel or an electricity-generating turbine. Choose the term that best describes the type of energy stored in the water at the top of the dam.
It is the potential energy, because it is not realized, but still accumulated by water due to its position.