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thermal energy

the internal energy of matter


when heat is transferred through a solid and occurs when molecules in a substance collide, transferring energy from one molecule to the next


when heat is transferred in liquids and gases; its molecules move farther apart and it becomes less dense


when heat is transferred through empty space in the forms of rays, waves, or particles and spreads outward from a central source


a material through which electric current passes easily


a material through which electric current does not pass easily


a place on a magnet where magnetism is strongest


a temporary magnet made when an electric current flows through a wire coil


the flow of thermal energy from one place to another


a machine that uses an energy source and magnet to make electricity

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