Thermal energy


Basic science    J.S.S.2   Third Term


Thermal energy

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Define what thermal energy is.
  2. Explain what heat flow is.


Thermal energy

Energy transfer is the process of transferring energy from one place to another. The word thermal means heat. Thermal energy is the transfer of heat from one place to another.

Heat flow

Energy transfer means that energy moves from one place to another (without changing form). The process of heat flow from the sun to us is known as radiation while the heat flow from a pot filled with hot soup to the spoon that came I contact with pot is known as conduction. There is also a third process of heat.... View More

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