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Thermal Energy

glencloe,9th Physical Science

Temperature a measure of the average kinetic energy of all the particles in an object
Thermal Energy total energy,including mechanical energy,of the particles that make up a material: transferred by Conduction,Convection and Radiation
Heat thermal energy
Heat Engine an engine that coverts heat into mechanical energy
Heat Mover is a device that moves energy to different locations in different temperatures
Insulator a material that doesn't allow heat to escape
Internal Combustion engine the heat engine found in cars
Solar Energy energy from the sun
Solar Collector a device that powers solar-powered devices
Convection transfer of energy in the form of heated liquid of some nature
Conduction transfer of energy in the form of collidng particles
Radiation transfer of energy in the form of electromagnetic waves
Specific heat amount of energy needed to raise temperature
Created by: gladneygirl