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Thermal Energy & Convection, Conduction & Radiatio


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Conduction
the direct transfer of heat or sound from one substance to another substance that it is touching
convection
the process whereby heat is transferred by the mass movement of molecules from one place to the other
Radiation
energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
conductor
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.
insulator
A material that blocks the flow of energy.
Heat travels from hot to cold
When would the flow of heat stop
Kinetic Theory of Matter
all of the particles that make up mater are constantly in motion
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
how a thermometer works
It is filled with a liquid which expands as it gets hot and contracts as it gets cooler
Celsius scale
A temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees.
Fahrenheit scale
The temperature scale on which water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees