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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.
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Kinetic Energy
Energy an object has due to its motion. The energy of an object that is due to the object's motion
Temperature
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
Heat
Thermo. Make hot or hotter: p. 250
Conduction
A device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.: The transfer of energy as heat through a material: p. 251