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Example of conduction
Placing a spoon into a pot of boiling water, the heat from the water is transferred to the spoon and eventually to your hand if you touch the spoon.
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid, heat is transferred from one part of the fluid to the other parts.
The flow that transfers heat within a fluid created from the heating and cooling of the fluid.
Process of Convection Currents
Dense fluid sinks (cooler) as less dense fluid (heat) rises creating currents
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