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HEAT

Do you know …

Why is sun hot?

What is really happening to wood when it burns?

Why does ice-cream melt on a hot fruit pie?

What is heat?

Heat is a type of ENERGY.

What is cold?

Heat always passes from HOT things to COLD things.

Most of the heat energy on Earth comes form the energy that radiates form the Sun.

Without heat, nothing on Earth could live.

Sources of heat

Sun

Fire/Burning

Electricity

Friction

Mixing/combining two or more things together

How is heat produced?

The movement of particles produce heat.

Burning

Friction

Electricity

Mixing different substances

How does heat travel?

Heat can travel through solid, liquid and gases.

Always from warmer object to a cooler one.

Heat travels in three ways

Conduction

Convection

Radiation

Why do we trap heat?

To keep our food warm

To keep something from getting warm

To make us feel comfortable

How can we trap heat?

Using materials called INSULATORS

Why do we need materials that get hot easily?

To cook our food faster

To conduct electricity (metal wires)

To cool our drinks easily

How can we do this?

Using materials called CONDUCTORS

Sort as thermal insulator or conductor

How is heat measured?

Temperature

Device used to measure the temperature is called

– Thermometer

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