Convection

Explain the process of convection and give examples of convection currents.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If a heater blows hot air into a cool room, what happens to the hot air?

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Q2.Describe energy transfer by heating.

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Q3.If a cool frying pan was placed on a hot hob, what would happen?

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Q4.If a material is good at transferring thermal energy, what can it be called?

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Q5.Describe the particle arrangement in a gas.

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Q6.Which variable is measured in degrees Celsius?

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If a heater blows hot air into a cool room, what happens to the hot air?

1/6

Q2.Describe energy transfer by heating.

2/6

Q3.If a cool frying pan was placed on a hot hob, what would happen?

3/6

Q4.If a material is good at transferring thermal energy, what can it be called?

4/6

Q5.Describe the particle arrangement in a gas.

5/6

Q6.Which variable is measured in degrees Celsius?

6/6

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Convection

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When a fluid is heated, which two things happen to the particles?

Select two (2) boxes

1/6

Q2.What happens to areas of cooler particles in a fluid?

2/6

Q3.What is a convection current?

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Q4.What is needed to produce a convection current in a beaker of water?

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Q5.Identify which of the following scenarios is an example of convection.

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Q6.Convection currents occur in gases and .

Fill in the blank.

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Convection

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When a fluid is heated, which two things happen to the particles?

Select two (2) boxes

1/6

Q2.What happens to areas of cooler particles in a fluid?

2/6

Q3.What is a convection current?

3/6

Q4.What is needed to produce a convection current in a beaker of water?

4/6

Q5.Identify which of the following scenarios is an example of convection.

5/6

Q6.Convection currents occur in gases and .

Fill in the blank.

6/6

Lesson summary: Convection

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