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How Heat Travels

Conduction, Convection and Radiation

Heat transfer in solids. CONDUCTION
Substances that conduct heat easily. CONDUCTORS
Substances that do NOT conduct heat easily. INSULATORS
Heat transfer in gases and liquids. CONVECTION
Up and down movements of gases and liquids caused by heat transfer. CONVECTION CURRENTS
Transfer of heat through space. RADIATION
Empty space. VACUUM
All ____________ are good conductors of heat. METALS
Wood is a ____________ conductor of heat. POOR
Houses are _______________ to keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. INSULATED
When air is heated, the particles move _____________. FARTHER APART
Warm air is ___________ dense than cold air. LESS
_____________ warm air carries heat with it. RISING
The Earth receives heat from the __________. SUN
Particles of _____________ are not needed for the movement of heat by radiation. MATTER
Created by: gizmo131