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Thermal Energy &Heat
Key terms & study info for heat unit
|The total amount of energy in the particles of an object
|The measure of the average amount of energy of the particles of an object
|The Temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter
|Thermal energy that is transferred from one object to another
|The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid
|The transfer of heat from one particle to another by direct contact
|The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
|The movement of a fluid caused by differences in temperature that transfers heat from one part of the fluid to another
|A material that does not conduct heat well
|A material that conducts heat well
|In what direction is heat always transferred?
|From a warmer object to a cooler object
|The state when two objects reach the same temperature
|What happens to the molecules in a substance as it is heated?
|They move faster
|Which is a better conductor of heat, metal or plastic?
|Which is a better insulator, glass or cotton?
|What causes the frying pan on a stove to get hot?
|What causes a can of soda to get warm if you leave it in the sun?
|What happens to the volume (size) of a substance as it is heated?
|What type of heat transfer causes warm air to rise?
|Why would a winter coat be made of wool instead of plastic?
|Wool is a better insulator and will keep you warm