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Heating Curve

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melting
from point B to C this is happening
freezing
from point C to B this is happening
A
where on the heating curve would I find this state of matter?
from point C to D
where is there only a liquid?
from D to E
where does boiling happen
During melting which phases of matter are present?
solid and liquid
when the temperature is changing is there a phase change?
no
when the temperature is not changing is there a phase change?
yes
During melting which phases of matter are present?
solid and liquid
thermal energy
the total kinetic and potential energy stored in the particles of an object
temperature
the kinetic energy of the particles in an object
heat moves from
warmer to colder
an conductors
allows heat to flow
an insulator
does not allow heat to flow (or slows it down)
good conductors
metals
good insulators
rubber, glass, plastic

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