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Thermal Energy Test

Thermal Energy Unit Test CMS

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Temperature is a way to measure the ___________ energy of particles of matter. kinetic
If you drop red hot metal into a pool of room temperature oil, what statements are true about heat transfer between the two objects? Heat flows from the metal into the oil.
How could you measure the average kinetic energy of a group of particles? Measure its temperature with a thermometer.
The molecules of which of the following would have the most kinetic energy? boiling water
When warming your hands by a campfire, this is an example of what type of energy transfer? radiation
Variable that can be measured in an experiment Dependent Variable
Which of the three types of energy transfer processes involves touching or collision of particles? conduction
What is a space with no particles at all called? vacuum
What is it called when light moves right past particles? transmission
Which type of heat transfer is used when a shirt is ironed? Conduction
What is it called when light transfers energy directly into a particle of matter? Absorption
Variable that changes Independent variable
Control Variable Variables that are kept the same to keep each test consistent across an investigation
Transfer of thermal energy by direct contact conduction
Transfer of thermal energy through invisible waves that carry energy between items without touching Radiation
Contains air pockets porous
space without particles vacuum
Created by: JCWhite
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