Science - Heat

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mshowley
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150010
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Science - Heat
Updated:
2012-04-25 07:38:03
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Heat
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  1. What is heat?
    This is a form of energy because it can do work or move something
  2. What unit is used to measure heat?
    Joules (J)
  3. State two effects of heat
    Heat can change the state of matter (solid into a liquid and a liquid into a gas)

    Heat can get bigger when heated and get smaller when cooled
  4. Give an advantage of water expanding at low temperatures
    Thermometers can tell us the heat of something

    Fish can survive in lakes in very cold weather
  5. Give a disadvantage of water expanding at low temperatures
    In cold weather water pipes burst
  6. State a piece of equipment used to measure heat
    Thermometer
  7. What is the difference between heat and temperature?
    Heat is a form of energy whereas temperature is a measure of how hot something is

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