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Thermal energy
the sum the kinetic and potential energy of all the molecules in an object
Heat
thermal energy that flows from an object with a higher temperature to an object with a lower temperature
Specific heat
the amount of heat needed to raise 1 kg of an object 1°C or 1 K
Conduction
the transfer of thermal energy through matter by the direct contact of particles
Convection
the transfer of energy in a fluid through the movement of heated particles
Radiation
the transfer of energy through electromagnetic waves
Solar energy
energy from the sun