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thermal energy

thermal energy the total energy of the particles in a object
temperature the measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a substance
celsius scale the most commonly used temperature scale in the world
fahrenheit scale the temperature scale used in the united states
absolute zero the temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter
heat thermal energy that is transfered from one substance to another
conduction the direct transfetr of heat between particles in a substance
convection the transfer of heat by the movement of currents within a gas or liquid
radiation the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
insulator a material that does not allow the transfer of heat easily
conductor a material that allows the transfer of heat easily
Created by: richdenwitz2