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the direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that it is touching
the transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement of a liquid or gas
energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
Movement of energy from one place or object to another
Rate of change
describes how a quantity is changing over time
energy from the sun
release of nuclear particles and energy from unstable atomic nuclei
The ability to do work or cause change.
Energy in motion
A form of energy that travels through space as waves.
an insrument with a prism used to find out the elements of a star
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is the hypothetical temperature at which all molecular motion stops.
the action of a wave bouncing off an object
bending of a ray of light
separated and going in different directions
passes through substances
the amount of energy in a light or sound wave, which we perceive as brightness or loudness, as determined by the wave's amplitude
Angle of incidence
The angle at which insolation strikes Earth's surface
the length of time that something continues or lasts
the feel of a surface or a fabric
State of matter
a physical property that describes matter as a solid, liquid, or gas
the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1g of a substance 1 degree Celsius
a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
A ______ is any substance that has no definite shape and has the ability to flow
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