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Grade 4 Heat

Heat terms for Science Midterm

Heat The flow of the energy from one material to another.
Convection When heat is transferred by the flow of liquid or gas.
Insulator A material that can't transfer heat well.
Conductor A material that can transfer heat well.
Temperature The measure of how hot or cold something is.
Thermometer A tool used to measure temperature.
3 ways to transfer heat Conduction, convection and radiation.
Conduction When heat is transferred between 2 objects that are touching, or within one object.
Radiation When heat is transferred through space. Things do not need to touch for radiation to happen.
Expands Gets larger
Contracts Gets smaller
Problems with fossil fuels Non-renewable, cause pollution
Warmer Particles move faster
Warmer More energy
Cooler Particles move slower
Cooler Less energy
Created by: crcaumont