What are 5 examples of potential and kinetic energy that you see in everyday life Potential Energy. 1.A car parked at the top of a hill 2.A boulder sitting at the top of a mountain. 3.Water behind a dam 4.Pressure in an un-opened soda bottle. 5.Compressed spring. (Basically anything that will move on it's own without human help) Kinetic Energy. 1.A moving car. 2.A moving ball. 3.A river flowing. 4.A plane in flight. 5.An athlete running. 6.A satellite in orbit. (Anything that moves has kinetic energy) #hope it will help and give you some idea.