LabLearner Grade 5, Energy of Heat Inv 1-2 vocab
Basic unit in the metric system fro measuring temperature. Represented as "C"
Equal divisions of units of temperature
Basic unit in the English system for measuring temperature. Represented as "F"
The energy transferred from one molecule to another because of a difference in kinetic energy between the two molecules
The energy of motion
A particle of matter
A measure of the kinetic energy of molecules
A scientific tool that measures temperature in degrees Celsius and degrees Fahrenheit
The process of transferring heat from one material to another by direct contact of one molecule to another. Occurs between solids, between solids and liquids, and between solids and gases.
A material that transfers heat easily
The process of heat transfer through liquids and gases
A material that does not transfer heat easily or slows the transfer of heat
The process of transferring heat from an object through electromagnetic waves such as light, ultraviolet waves, and infrared waves. Can occur through gases and in a vacuum
Rate of heat transfer
How quickly heat is transferred. Also described as the change in temperature over a specific time period