Weather: Chapter 2, Section 2 Heat Transfer

 TEMPERTURE The average amount of energy in motion of each molecule of a substance or a measure of how hot or cold something is THERMAL ENERGY Total energy of motion in the molecules of a substance WHAT IS AIR TEMPERATURE USUALLY MEASURED WITH? A thermometer THERMOMETER A thin glass tube with a bulb on one end that contains a liquid, usually mercury or colored alcohol. TEMPERATURE IS MEASURED IN UNITS CALLED ____________ Degrees WHAT ARE 2 TEMPERATURE SCALES CALLED? 1. Fahrenheit Scales 2. Celsius Scale FREEZING POINT OF WATER 32 F 0 C BOILING POINT OF WATER 212 F 100 C HEAT Energy transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one WHAT 3 WAYS IS HEAT TRANSFERRED? 1. Radiation2. Conduction3. Convection RADIATION Direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves CONDUCTION Direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that it is touching CONVECTION The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid WHAT 3 THINGS WORK TOGETHER TO HEAT A TROPOSPHERE? 1. Radiation2. Conduction3. Convection CONVECTION CURRENTS Formed by the upward movement of warm air and the downward movement off cool air/these currents move heat throughout the atmosphere Authorlcayward ID231040 Card SetWeather: Chapter 2, Section 2 Heat Transfer Descriptionvocab Updated2013-08-23T14:54:52Z Show Answers