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5th Week Vocabulary

A material that allows heat or electrical energy to pass through it easily. Conductor
A material that does not let heat or electrical energy to pass through it easily. Insulator
Another word for heat. Thermal
Energy produced by the Sun Solar energy
The movement of thermal energy through space Radiation
Able to withstand heat Heat resistant
To take in or soak up Absorb
The movement of heat energy through liquids and gases in currents. Heat rises, when it cools it sinks. Convection
The flow of electrons through a conductor or path. Will produce light, heat, or sound Current electricity
A closed path that electrons flow through made up of a source, path, switch, and resistor Circuit
electric charge that builds up on an object and instead of flowing as a current, it creates a spark Static electricity
Electricity from a battery, solar cell, fossil fuels, or wind generators Source/Cell
A wire that current flows through Path
Turns a circuit on and off Switch
The object you want to work (light, TV, radio) Resistor/Load
A temporary magnet made of a wire wrapped around a piece of iron hooked up to a battery Electromagnet
An electric circuit in which electrons have only one path to take. If one light goes out or is removed, they all go out Series Circuit
How much matter is in something Mass
How much space something takes up Volume
The measure of the pull of gravity on an object Weight
The amount of molecules in matter that allows it to sink or float Density
Anything that has mass and takes up space Matter
100 degrees Celsius Boiling point of water
0 degrees Celsius Freezing/Melting point of water
The point at which water turns to water vapor Evaporation
The point at which water vapor turns back to water Condensation
Created by: Mr. Minett