Heat Vocabulary -all

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Heat Vocabulary -all
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  1. process by which a substance changes from its solid state into its liquid state
    Melting
  2. the process by which a substance changes from its liquid state into its solid state
    Freezing
  3. the temperature at which a substance changes from its solid state into its liquid state
    Melting point
  4. the temperature at which a substance changes from its liquid state into its solid state
    Freezing point
  5. process by which a substance changes from its liquid state to its gas state by random particle movement – usually occurs at the surface of a liquid over a wide range of temperatures.
    Evaporation
  6. a process by which a substance changes from its liquid state to its gas state. The liquid is heated to a specific temperature at which bubbles of vapor form within the liquid
    Boiling
  7. the temperature at which a substance changes from its liquid state to its gas state through boiling
    Boiling point
  8. The process by which a gas becomes a liquid
    Condensation
  9. the process by which energy is transferred from a warmer object to a cooler object by means of physical contact
    Conduction
  10. A process by which energy is transferred in gases and liquids, occurring when a warmer, less dense area of gas or liquid is pushed up by a cooler, more dense area of the gas or liquid
    Convection
  11. energy that travels across distances in the form of electromagnetic waves.
    Radiation
  12. A material that transfers energy easily.
    Conductor
  13. A material that does not transfer energy easily.
    Insulator

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