Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation

In this animated activity, learners explore three major methods of heat transfer and practice identifying each.

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Posted by 241 on 10/5/2015 11:16:22 AM Votes 2.00

What happens to air as a stove heats it?

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it heats up and burns you

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Posted by 284 on 10/22/2015 12:42:55 PM Votes 1.00

What warms the Earth through radiation??

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Posted by 390 on 12/22/2015 10:57:38 AM Votes 0.00

How is heat measured and in what units

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  • by a baromether and in degrees celsius or farenheit

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    Posted by Marbeth Styles on 1/10/2016 8:20:17 PM Votes 2.00
  • As a form of energy heat has the unit joule (J) in the International System of Units (SI). However, in many applied fields in engineering the British thermal unit (BTU) and the calorie are often used. The standard unit for the rate of heat transferred is the watt (W), defined as joules per second.

    Heat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Posted by 558 on 3/21/2016 12:50:23 PM Votes 1.00
  • The average translational kinetic energy of the molecules of a system and the units are watts Celsius or Fahrenheit

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    Posted by 664 on 5/6/2016 1:52:12 PM Votes 0.00
Posted by 469 on 2/10/2016 2:26:38 PM Votes 1.00

I dont get it

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Posted by m047215 on 2/18/2016 4:54:34 PM Votes 1.00

what are two good thermal conductors?

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Posted by m047215 on 2/18/2016 4:54:59 PM Votes 1.00

what are 2 bad thermal conductors?

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Posted by m047215 on 2/18/2016 4:55:23 PM Votes 1.00

where do i find info about thermal conductors on this activity?

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Posted by m047215 on 2/18/2016 5:05:07 PM Votes 1.00

where can i find info on why conduction works so poorly in liquids and gases?

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Posted by 513 on 3/1/2016 12:22:41 PM Votes 1.00

Why does a hand need an oven mitt in order to pick up the pot from the stove

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Posted by Arya Bhatia on 3/14/2016 7:01:58 AM Votes 1.00

What is radiation

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Posted by Madison Seige Whitley on 3/16/2016 9:02:59 AM Votes 1.00

What is the transfer of Conduction

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Posted by 558 on 3/21/2016 12:54:30 PM Votes 2.00

Okay so when you don' t use a mitt to help you take out the hot pan what might happen and what caused it also why??

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  • when they put their hand on the heated handle they will get burned. So they put he mitt on so they don't get burned.

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    Posted by 620 on 4/15/2016 11:29:24 AM Votes 0.00
Posted by 627 on 4/18/2016 11:27:29 AM Votes 0.00

What objects can radiate energy

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Posted by zendaya on 4/18/2016 11:38:37 AM Votes 0.00

can u tell me what is four good conductors and four poor conductors.

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Thank you - I used this lesson to reinforce our introduction to convection, conduction and radiation in our 3rd Grade Homeschool Science Lesson this week. The animation really helped drive home the points!

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