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AIG Heat and Energy

AIG Heat and Energy Unit 2

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Thermal energy Kinetic energy an object's atoms or molecules possess or heat
Temperature measurement of the average kinetic energy of an object's particles
Calorie The amount of energy needed to raise one gram of water one degree Celsius
Thermal Capacity The ability to store or absorb heat, also known as specific heat
Conduction Transfer of heat by the collision of particles
Thermal Equilibrium When two objects have reached the same temperature and no heat transfer is taking place
Thermal Insulator Material that does not easily conduct heat
Convection Transferring of heat through currents
Thermal radiation Transferring of heat through electromagnetic waves
Infrared radiation Electromagnetic waves with frequencies betweenmicrowaves and visible light
Sloar energy Energy from the sun
Geothermal energy Heat from inside the earth
Thermal energy- Kinetic energy an object's atoms or molecules possess or heat
Temperature- measurement of the average kinetic energy of an object's particles
Calorie- The amount of energy needed to raise one gram of water one degree Celsius
Thermal Capacity- The ability to store or absorb heat, also known as specific heat
Conduction- Transfer of heat by the collision of particles
Thermal Equilibrium- When two objects have reached the same temperature and no heat transfer is taking place
Thermal Insulator- Material that does not easily conduct heat
Convection- Transferring of heat through currents
Thermal radiation -Transferring of heat through electromagnetic waves
Infrared radiation -Electromagnetic waves with frequencies betweenmicrowaves and visible light
Sloar energy- Energy from the sun
Geothermal energy- Heat from inside the earth
Created by: rknoop