Unit B: Chapter 1

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thermal energy

the total energy of the particles that make up any matter

heat

the flow of energy from warmer to cooler matter

temperature

a measurement of the average motion of the particles in a substance or object

Celsius

temperature scale that is part of the metric system

fahrenheit

most commonly used temperature scale in the United States

expand

to take up more space, to get larger

contract

to take up less space, to get smaller

conduction

flow of heat from one object to another by direct contact

conductor

a substance through which energy travels easily

insulator

a substance that slows down the transfer of heat

convection

flow of thermal energy that occurs when a warm liquid or gas moves from one place to another

radiation

transfer of energy from one place to another without the use of matter

0 degrees

freezing point in Celsius

212 degrees

boiling point in Fahrenheit

32 degrees

freezing piont in Fahrenheit

100 degrees

boiling point in Celsius

bimetallic strip

used in a thermostat to control the furnace

mercury

liquid substance used in thermometers

Thermogram

Shows different temperature ranges using color.

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