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The three temperature scales
Celsius,Fahrenheit, kelvin
Three states of matter
Gas,Solid and liquid
Thermal energy and how it flows
Flows from a hotter substance to a cooler substance
The three types of heat transfers
conduction, convection, radiation
Definition of temperature
average kinetic energy of particles
Radiation
Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles.
Conduction
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that it is touching.
Insulater
a substance that does not allow electrical charge to flow through it easily
Convection
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
Conductors
Allows energy to transfer
specific heat
The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree celcius
Temperature at absolute zero
-273 f or 0 kelvin
Are Fluids in science are both liquid and gases?
Correct
Radiation from the sun transfers energy from electromagnetic waves
Correct