Science - Physics - Heat


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JouleUnit of heat
oCUnit of temperature
Latent heatThe heat needed to change the state of a substance
0oCFreezing point of water
100oCBoiling point of water
ConductionTransfer of heat through a solid
RadiationTransfer of heat through a vacuum
ConvectionTransfer of heat through a liquids and gases
ThermometerMeasures temperature
MeltingSolid changing to liquid
BoilingLiquid changing to gas
FreezingLiquid changing to solid
InsulatorDoes not allow heat to travel
Pressure cookerCooks food at a higher temperature