Weather: Chapter 2, Section 2 Heat Transfer

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Weather: Chapter 2, Section 2 Heat Transfer
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  1. TEMPERTURE
    The average amount of energy in motion of each molecule of a substance or a measure of how hot or cold something is
  2. THERMAL ENERGY
    Total energy of motion in the molecules of a substance
  3. WHAT IS AIR TEMPERATURE USUALLY MEASURED WITH?
    A thermometer
  4. THERMOMETER
    A thin glass tube with a bulb on one end that contains a liquid, usually mercury or colored alcohol.
  5. TEMPERATURE IS MEASURED IN UNITS CALLED ____________
    Degrees
  6. WHAT ARE 2 TEMPERATURE SCALES CALLED?
    1. Fahrenheit Scales

    2. Celsius Scale
  7. FREEZING POINT OF WATER
    32 F

    0 C
  8. BOILING POINT OF WATER
    212 F

    100 C
  9. HEAT
    Energy transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
  10. WHAT 3 WAYS IS HEAT TRANSFERRED?
    • 1. Radiation
    • 2. Conduction
    • 3. Convection
  11. RADIATION
    Direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
  12. CONDUCTION
    Direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that it is touching
  13. CONVECTION
    The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid
  14. WHAT 3 THINGS WORK TOGETHER TO HEAT A TROPOSPHERE?
    • 1. Radiation
    • 2. Conduction
    • 3. Convection
  15. CONVECTION CURRENTS
    Formed by the upward movement of warm air and the downward movement off cool air/these currents move heat throughout the atmosphere

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