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Average amount of energy of motione in the molecule of a substance
Temperature
The total energy of motion in the molecules of a substance is called...
Thermal Energy
Refers to the energy transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one.
Heat
The direct transfer of energy
Radiation
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that is touching is called...
Conduction
The transfer of heat by the movement of a a fluid
Convection
What are the three types of heat transfer?
Radiation, Conduction, & Convection
Air temperature is usually measured with a ______ .
Thermometer
What is Freezing point in celcius? Farenheit?
0 (celcius) 32 (farenheit)
What is the boiling point for celcius? Farenheit?
100 (celcius) 212 (farenheit)
Imagine...
A person touching a pot with boiling water inside. What type of heat transfer is this?
Convection
Imagine... A person with a heating pad on their knee and touching it with their hand. What type of heat transfer is this?
Conduction
Imagine... wet shoes over a heating vent. What type of heat transfer is this?
convection
How is heat transferred from sun to Earth?
Radiation
What causes most of the Troposphere's heating?
the sun's heat and energy
Transfer of Energy? ... The sunlight warms the ground.
Radiation
Transfer of Energy?...Cool, dense air sinks downward and pushes warm air out of the way. Warm air carries energy upward.
Convection
Ransfer of Energy?...The warm ground heats the air.
Conduction
Anything w/ ______ has heat.
molecules
Which has more heat energy, An ice sculpture, or a burning building?
Ice Sculpture
Trade winds, Prevailing Westerlies, and the Polar Easterlies are the three _______ _________ _____.
major global winds
Measure of distance north and south of the Equator is...
Latitude
What produces global winds?
The movement of air between the equator
What are winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances called?
global winds
Winds are caused by differences in...
Air pressure
Wind speed is measured with an?
anemometer
Winds that blow over short difference are?
local winds