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Methods of Heat Transfer

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  • Q1
    Hot coffee is stirred with a spoon, the spoon gets hot due to:
    conduction
    30s
  • Q2
    A chair is placed several feet away from a fire in a fireplace. The fireplace has a glass screen. The side of the chair facing the fireplace gets warm because of:
    radiation
    30s
  • Q3
    A certain type of decorative lamp contains colored liquid. These liquids from globs that break off and rise to the top, like a lava lamp. the globs rise due to:
    convection
    30s
  • Q4
    Near the ceiling of the room the air is warmer. The warm air rises because of:
    convection
    30s
  • Q5
    A college student holds the back of his hand near an iron to see if it's hot. Heat is transferred to his hand by _____________.
    radiation
    30s
  • Q6
    A heater is placed under one corner of a water bed mattress. Warm air moves throughout the mattress because of:
    convection
    30s
  • Q7
    A certain type of stainless steel cookware has a layer of copper applied to the bottom to help it heat evenly. The copper transfer heat to the pan by:
    conduction
    30s
  • Q8
    In a swimming pool, the water near the surface is slightly warmer. The warm water rises because of:
    convection
    30s
  • Q9
    One end of a copper rod is placed in a flame of a Bunsen burner. Small pieces of wax placed along the rod melt at a progressively large distance from the flame. Heat is transferred though the rod by:
    conduction
    30s
  • Q10
    A house burns down. On the house across the street, all the vinyl siding is twisted and warped by the heat. The heat was transferred across the street by:
    radiation
    30s
  • Q11
    Warm air over the beach rises while cooler dense air from the ocean rushes in due to:
    convection
    30s
  • Q12
    The metal skewer gets so hot that you drop your marshmallow in the campfire because of
    conduction
    30s
  • Q13
    A HUGE ROCK AT THE STATE PARK GETS SO HOT DURING THE DAY THAT YOU CAN'T SIT ON IT FROM:
    radiation
    30s
  • Q14
    You lay on the same rock at night that got so hot during the day so that you can keep warm by:
    conduction
    30s
  • Q15
    The cause of weather systems on earth is:
    convection
    30s

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