Convection, Conduction and Radiation Examples + Definitions

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What is Conduction?

Conduction is the direct heat transfer from one substance to another.

Example of Conduction:

Ice melting in your hand.

What is Convection?

Convection is the direct heat transfer from a fluid. Air is a fluid.

Example of Convection:

The Greenhouse Effect.

What is Radiation?

Transfer of heat energy through empty space.

Example of Radiation:

The Sun.

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