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thermal energy

the total energy of the particles that make up any matter


the flow of energy from warmer to cooler matter


a measurement of the average motion of the particles in a substance or object


temperature scale that is part of the metric system


most commonly used temperature scale in the United States


to take up more space, to get larger


to take up less space, to get smaller


flow of heat from one object to another by direct contact


a substance through which energy travels easily


a substance that slows down the transfer of heat


flow of thermal energy that occurs when a warm liquid or gas moves from one place to another


transfer of energy from one place to another without the use of matter

0 degrees

freezing point in Celsius

212 degrees

boiling point in Fahrenheit

32 degrees

freezing piont in Fahrenheit

100 degrees

boiling point in Celsius

bimetallic strip

used in a thermostat to control the furnace


liquid substance used in thermometers


Shows different temperature ranges using color.

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