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heat is -----, and temperature is -----.
the total energy in the random motion of molecules and atoms, a measurement of average molecular motion speed.
heat capacity is
the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a substance by a given amount.
the heat that is lost without a change in temperature when water freezes is called
latent heat of fusion
the tendency for water to resist temperature change is called -----. it is one of the factors in establishing -----.
thermal inertia, thermal equilibrium
particles in water----- light, and water ----- light, turning it into heat.
absorb and scatter, absorbs
the advantage of ocean-based existence over land-based existence, with respect to temperature, is that coolness of the water makes organisms live longer.
false (the advantage is that marine organisms exist in a temperature range that fluctuates less than on land.)
an ----- is an organism with an internal temperature the same as or close to the surrounding seawaters temperature.
hydrostatic pressure has an ----- effect on marine organisms. this is because the pressure inside their tissues is ----- the surrounding pressure.
insignificant, equal to
a high surface-to-volume ratio is important to cell function because
it affects the efficiency of nutrients, gas, and wastes passing through the cell membrane
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