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Thermal Energy

TermDefinition
Conduction Heat transferred from one particle of matter to another without the movement of matter itself. Direct Contact.
Convection Heat transferred through fluid.
Radiation Heat transferred through electromagnetic waves.
Conductor Material that conducts heat well.
Insulator Material that doesn't conduct heat well.
Temperature The measurement of the average kinetic energy of particles in matter.
Convection Current. The circular motion of a fluid when less dense hot particles raise above the more dense cold particles.
Hot Liquid Particles are moving very quickly.
Cold Liquid Particles are moving very slowly.
hot to cold In which direction does heat transfer?
Black A color that absorbs radiant energy.
White A color that reflects radiant energy.
Three How many different forms of matter are there?
Conductors Silver, Copper, Stainless Steel are examples of?
Insulators Air, Wood, Wool, Fiberglass, Glass are examples of?
Created by: bms7blue