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What is another name for heat?

Thermal energy

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If we add a small amount of thermal energy (heat) to a solid it will

expand

3

How do the particles in a solid behave if we add a small amount of thermal energy?

The particles of the solid will vibrate faster

4

If we add a small amount of thermal energy (heat) to a liqud it will

expand

5

How do the particles in a liquid behave if we add a small amount of thermal energy?

The particles of the liquid will roll around each other faster

6

If we add a small amount of thermal energy (heat) to a gas it will

expand

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How do the particles in a gas behave if we add a small amount of thermal energy?

The fly around faster

8

If we cool a solid slightly it will...

contract

9

If we cool a liquid slightly it will...

contract

10

If we cool a gas slightly it will...

contract

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How do the particles in a solid behave if we cool it slightly?

The particles vibrate less

12

How do the particles in a liquid behave if we cool it slightly?

The particles roll around more slowly

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How do the particles in a gas behave if we cool it slightly?

They fly around more slowly