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Heat & Temperature

QuestionAnswer
the transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another through direct contact conduction
a substance that conducts thermal or heat energy well conductor
the transfer of thermal or heat energy by the movement of a liquid or a gas convection
the transfer of energy between objects that are at different temperatures heat
a substance that reduces the transfer of thermal energy insulation
a substance that does not conduct thermal energy well insulator
the transfer of energy through matter or space as electromagnetic waves, such as visible light and infrared waves radiation
a measure of how hot (or cold) something is; a measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in an object temperature
the amount of energy needed to change temperature of 0.001 kg of water by 1 degree Celsius calorie
the circular motion of liquids or gases due to density differences that result from temperature differences convection current
Created by: cvillah on 2009-01-19



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