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Chapter 12 Science
Terms in this set (11)
total energy of motion of particles in a system
a material that allows thermal energy or electricity to pass through it.
the transfer or passing of energy by one thing touching another
a material or substance that limits the amount of heat that passes through it.
the pattern in which thermal energy flows; formed when heated liquid or gas expands and is less dense than a cooler liquid or gas around it.
the transmission of energy as light. Does not need particles of matter to travel. It can move energy over great distances through empty space.
metal (aluminum, copper and iron)
a hot stove heating a pot
wood, marble and plastic
example convection current
Earth's major wind and rain patterns and radiators in buildings
heat energy that travels through space from the Sun
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