Heat as a Form of Energy

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Heat is a form of energy, with the sun as the primary source of heat energy. Differences between heat and temperature Heat Expansion and Contraction of Matter

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Heat as a form of energyHeat is a form of energy, with the sun as the primary source of heat energy.Heat ProductionAll forms of burning produce heatAll hot objects give out heatFriction produces heatElectricity can be used to produce heatChemical reactions also produce heatDifferences between heat and temperatureHeatHeat is a form of energyThe unit for measuring heat energy it the joule (J)An object becomes hotter when it absorbs heat. An object gets cooler when it loses heatHeat energy is the total amount of energy of all the particles in the substanceTemperatureTemperature is a measure of the degree of hotness or coldness of an objectIt is not a measure of the quantity of heat in a substanceTemperature of a substance can be measured by using a thermometerThe two common temperature scales are the Celsius and Kelvin scalesTemperature is the measure of the average

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