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Physical Science Heat

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Conduction
The heat transfer through solids
Insulators
Material that prevents the transfer of heat
Convection
Heat transfer through gases and liquids
Radiation
Transfer of heat through a vacuum (or space)
Thermal Expansion
The increase in volume of a substance due to an increase in temperature
Heat
Form of energy in moving particles of matter
Calorie
Unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
Absolute Zero
The temperature at which a substance has no kinetic energy to give up. 0 K
Sublimination
When a substance changes directly from a solid to a liquid