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Vocabulary ch.20

My Chapter 20 Vocab. for Science class

Conduction transfer of energy by collisions between the atoms in a material.
Convection transfer of heat that occurs when particles move between objects or areas of different temperature.
Energy ability to cause change; can change speed, direction, shape, or temperature of an object.
Heat transfer of energy from one object to another due to a difference in temperature; flows from warmer objects to cooler. objects
Kinetic Energy energy an object has due to its motion.
Law of Conversation of Energy states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but can only be transformed from one form into another.
Potential Energy energy that is stored due to position.
Radiation energy that is transferred by waves.
Temperature measure of Kinetic Energy of the atoms of an object.
Created by: chipmunk22