Flashcards in Chapter 10 Vocab Deck (18)
Substances that are poor conductors of thermal energy. (Wood, plastic,gas)
The transfer of heat due to movement of a substance. (Fluids: liquids, gases)
The transfer of energy by means of electromagnetic waves.
Radiation emitted by the Earth.
Matter with a definite shape and volume.
Matter with definite volume but no definite shape.
Matter with no definite volume or shape.
Exists inside stars.
Liquid changes to a gas without heating. Some water gains KE and breaks free. (Clouds)
Gas molecules lose KE when in contact with a cooler substance, creating a liquid. (Dew)
Change in phase from a solid to a gas without going through a liquid phase. (Dry ice)
Changing from a liquid to a gas with heating.
Changing from a solid to a liquid. (Molecules gain energy)
Changing from a liquid to a solid. (Molecules lose energy)
Changing from a gas to a solid. (Molecules lose energy) Ex. Frost
The amount of energy needed to change any substance from a solid to a liquid.
Heat of Fusion
The energy needed to change any substance from a liquid to a gas.
Heat of Vaporization