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Chapter 9 (Blue Book) Thermal Energy:

* What's hot? What's Cold: Student will be able to explain how temperature is related to kinetic energy. * Student will be able to describe three way heat is transferred.
Kinetic Energy
Energy an object has due to its motion. The energy of an object that is due to the object's motion
The degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity): p. 246
Thermal Energy
The total kinetic and potential energy of all the particles in a substance. The total energy of all of the particles in an object: p. 249
Thermo. Make hot or hotter: p. 250
A device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.: The transfer of energy as heat through a material: p. 251