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RADIATION

Energy that can travel through empty spaces.

INSULATOR

A material that does not conduct heat or electricity well.

CONTRACT

To become smaller in size.

CONDUCTION

The flow of heat energy from one molecule to the next.

CONVECTION

Flow of energy that occurs when a warm liquid or gas moves.

EXPAND

To become larger in size.

PYROMETER

A device that measures very high temperatures.

TEMPERATURE

The measure of how fast an object's particles are moving.

THERMAL ENERGY

Energy of the movement of the particles that form an object.

HEAT

The flow of energy from warmer matter to cooler matter.