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Heat investigation

absolute zero the temperature at which an object's energy is minimal
Conduction the transfer of energy as heat between particles as they collide within a substance or between two objects in contact.
Conductor a material through which energy can be easily transferred as heat
Convection the transfer of energy by the movement of fluids with different temperatures
Heat the transfer of thermal energy from a hotter object to a cooler object
Heating System a device that transfers energy as heat to a substance to raide the temperature of the substance
Insulator a material that is a poor energy conductor
Temperature the average amount of energy of motion of each particle of a substance; a measure of the average kinetic energy of all particles within an object
heat transfer conduction, convection, and radiation
thermal energy the total energy of motion in the particles of a substance
thermometer a thin glass tube with a bulb on one end that contains liquid, usually mercury or colored alcohol. air temperature is measured with this.
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