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science 7 vocab 5&6

TermDefinition
temperature is the average amount of energy of motion of each particle of a substance
Thermal energy Total energy of motion in the particles of substance Thermometer
Thermometer Device the measures temperature Heat
Heat Thermal energy that is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
Convection Transfer of heat by the movement of fluid Conduction
Wind Movement of air parallel to earth's surface
Anemometer 3 or 4 cups mounted at the ends of the spokes that spin on an axle
Windchill factor Increased cooling that wind can cause Local winds
Local winds Winds that blow over short distances
Sea breeze Local wind that blows from an ocean or lake
Land breeze A flow of air from land to a body of water
Global winds Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distance
Coriolis effect Earth's rotation that makes winds curve Latitude
conduction the transfer of heat by the between two substance that are in direct contact
convection current the rise of warm air the downwards of cooled air
latitude the lines going up and down.
Created by: ruckenat