Thermal Energy 6th

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Define Heat Energy

Energy that is transferred between objects of different temperatures.

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Define Temperature

The measure of the amount of kinetic energy of molecules in a substance

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Define Thermal Equilibrium

a state in which all parts of a system are at the same temperature

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Define Conduction

Heat is able to transfer through a material; heat is transferred when 2 or more objects are in contact or from molecule to molecule

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Define Convection

Heat energy is transferred through fluids due to unequal heating

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Define Radiation

Heat energy that moves through empty space in the form of waves

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Define Conductor

A material that allows heat to flow through it well

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Define Insulator

A material that does not allow heat to flow through it easily; tends to "trap" heat

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Define Kinetic energy

the energy of motion

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If a glass of ice water is left overnight, what will its temperature be the next day?

Room temperature

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Heat energy always flows in which direction?

from higher temperatures to lower temperatures

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Potential Energy

Stored energy