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Light & Heat Test

Mrs. Foster's Class sample flashcards for test 11/10

Hottest part of a flame is... The inner blue part.
Heat is a form of... Energy
A substance which traps heat and doesn't allow it to flow is... An insulator
A substance that allows heat to flow through it is... A conductor
This is an example of an insulator styrofoam
This is an example of a conductor metal
List the three ways heat travels: Radiation, conduction, convection
When heat/energy travels in waves, like the sun, this is called... Radiation
When heat/energy is passed from one atom to another, touching each other,like a pot on an electric stove, this is called... Conduction
When hot substances form a current due to differences in density (hot and cold)this is called... Convection
An example of a convection current is... lava rising up from the center of the earth, then cooling and sinking back down. Hot air rising from a heater, cooling at the ceiling and sinking back down.
Heat is.. Thermal energy given off.
Temperature is... How heat energy is measured.
Calorie is a way to measure... energy (a unit of measurement)
c (calorie) stands for heat energy unit
C (Calorie) stands for food energy unit
Food is what kind of energy? Potential/stored energy. It is digested, and turned into energy through a chemical process.
Specific Heat the amount of heat needed to raise one gram of a substance 1 degree Celsius.
What are the 4 states of matter? Solid, liquid, gas, plasma
Matter takes up... space
Matter cannot be ____________ or ______________. Created or destroyed.
Kinetic energy is ... energy doing work.
List the 6 kinds of energy: heat, sound, light, mechanical, chemical, nuclear
Created by: MaggieMcNeice
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