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Chapter 6/Lesson 2


Conduction Transfer of thermal energy between materials because of collisions between particles.
Convection Transfer of thermal energy by the movement of particles from one part of a material to another.
Convection Current Movement of fluids in a cycle because of convection.
Radiation Transfer of thermal energy from one material to another by electromagnetic waves.
Specific Heat Amount of thermal energy it takes to increase the temperature of 1 kg of material by 1 degree Celsius.
Thermal Conductor Material through which thermal energy flows easily.
Thermal Contraction Decrease in a material's volume when the temperature is decreased.
Thermal Expansion Increase in a material's volume when the volume is increased.
Thermal Insulator Material through which thermal energy does not flow easily.
Vacuum Space that contains little or no matter.
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