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Heating is when
1. a temperature measures how hot something is
2. a temperature changes
3. energy changes the temperature of something
In degrees Fahrenheit, at what temperature does water boil?
1. 112
2. 121
3. 212
4. 100
The energy from the sun is taken in by the body and changed to                 energy.
1. heat
2. light
3. sound
4. internal
Any material that does not allow heat to pass through it easily.
1. conductor
2. expand
3. contract
4. insulator
The movement of heat within a solid or from another solid.
1. convection
2. conduction
Scientists usually use the metric temperature scale that is called what?
1. Fahrenheit scale
2. Music scale
3. Weight scale
4. Celsius scale
The way heat moves through liquids and gases.
1. thermal energy
2. heat
3. convection
4. conduction
The movement of energy by waves
1. convection
2. conduction
4. thermal energy
Andy is cooking a piece of ham in a pan.
What is this an example of?
1. friction
2. conduction
3. insulation
4. temperature
Scientists use this unit to measure temperature:
1. Fahrenheit
2. Celsius
3. Thermometer
In which direction is heat transferred?
1. cold to hot
2. hot to cold
3. both directions
4. it never changes
A material that slows the transfer of heat is called an insulator.
1. True
2. False
Thermal energy makes things colder.
1. True
2. False
Fahrenheit.......... a. the form of energy that moves particles of matter

heat................ b. temperature scale where water boils at 212 & freezes at 32

Celsius............. c. the measure of how hot or cold something is

thermal energy...... d. temperature scale where water boils at 100 & freezes at 0

temperature......... e. the movement of thermal energy from hotter to cooler objects
What happens to the particles in a solid when you heat the solid?
1. They melt.
2. They speed up.
3. They slow down.
4. They no longer exist.
When you rub your hands together very quickly, it produces heat and is called
1. force
2. temperature
3. friction
4. gravity
Which of the following is a source of thermal energy?
1. a thermostat
2. the sun
3. a thermometer
4. a cooler
When particles of heat move faster, what happens to the temperature?
1. The temperature goes up
2. The temperature goes down
3. The temperature stays the same
4. The temperature can't be taken