5.P.3.1/5.P.3.2 Heat Transfer

Explain the effects of the transfer of heat (either by direct contact or at a distance) that occurs between objects at different temperatures (conduction, convection, radiation); Explain how heating and cooling affect some materials and how this relates to their purpose and practical application.
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conduction
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferred between direct contact.
convection
Form of heat transfer that occurs in moving fluids caused by the circulation of currents from one region to another.
radiation
.Heat transfer by electromagnetic waves.
reflect
WHEN LIGHT WAVES BOUNCE BACK,A S WHEN LOOKING IN A MIRROR.
insulator
A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move through it easily. Keeps heat or cold in, and heat of cold out. Gloves keep heat from leaving the hands and cold away from the hands.
conductor
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it. Heat passes through metals.
expand
To increase in size or amount
contract
to decrease in size or amount
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