Thermal Energy
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by Emily Apgar
| 8 Questions
1
1 pt
What is thermal energy? (Don't google. Just give your best off-the-top-of-your-head response).
2
1 pt
Quick recap #1: What's the difference between thermal energy and temperature?
3
1 pt
Before We Continue #1: What are different ways heat is transferred from one object to another?
4
1 pt
Quick recap #2: Give an example of, or draw a picture of, or copy in a picture of an example of conduction, that we haven't discussed yet.
5
1 pt
Quick Recap #3: Give an example of, or draw a picture of, or copy in a picture of an example of radiation, that we haven't discussed yet.
6
1 pt
Quick Recap #4: Give an example of, or draw a picture of, or copy in a picture of an example of convection, that we haven't discussed yet.
7
1 pt
Categorize each thing as either conduction, convection, or radiation
  • A pot on a hot burner
  • The inside of a greenho
  • Touching a hot pot
  • Using a heating blanket
  • Holding your hands near a fire
  • Lying in the sun to tan
  • Putting wet shoes over a vent to dry faster
  • Picking up a hot cup of coffee
  • Macaroni rising and falling in a pot of boiling water
  • Heat given off by a lightbulb
  • Ice cooling a bu
  • Hot air balloons
  • Radiators heating a house
  • Burning feet on hot sand
  • The sun warming up a house
  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Radiation
8
1 pt
After reading the article linked below, answer the following questions:
1. What is thermal pollution?
2. What are two causes of thermal pollution?
3. What are two impacts of thermal pollution?

https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/causes-and-effects-of-thermal-pollution.php

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