Convection Review Sheet (1) (1)

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Heat Transfer ■ Review and Reinforce
Convection and the Mantle
Understanding Main Ideas
Label each figure by writing the type of heat transfer it shows.
1.
2.
3.
Answer the following questions in the spaces provided.
4. What are convection currents and what causes them?
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5. What causes convection currents in Earth’s mantle?
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Building Vocabulary
If the statement is true, write true. If it is false, change the underlined word or
words to make the statement true.
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The transfer of energy through empty space is called convection.
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The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object is
called heat transfer.
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Conduction is heat transfer by direct contact of particles of
matter.
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Radiation is the transfer of heat by the movement of a heated fluid.
____ 10. Density is a measure of how much heat there is in a volume of a
substance.
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Answer Key
Convection and the Mantle
Understanding Main Ideas
Label each figure by writing the type of heat transfer it shows.
1.
2.
Convection
3.
radiation
conduction
Answer the following questions in the spaces provided.
4. What are convection currents and what causes them?
The flow that transfers heat within a fluid caused by changes in temperature and density.
5. What causes convection currents in Earth’s mantle?
Convection currents in the mantle are caused by heat from the Earth’s core.
Building Vocabulary
If the statement is true, write true. If it is false, change the underlined word or
words to make the statement true.
False - radiation 6.
The transfer of energy through empty space is called convection.
true 7.
The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object is
called heat transfer.
true 8.
Conduction is heat transfer by direct contact of particles of
matter.
False - convection 9. Radiation is the transfer of heat by the movement of a
heated fluid.
False - mass 10. Density is a measure of how much heat there is in a volume
of a substance.
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