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11.2: Unit 11 Review

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    Key Terms and Concepts


    Thermal expansion

    Thermal energy



    Forced Convection

    Natural Convection

    Thermal Radiation

    Heat capacity

    Phase change

    Latent heat


    Second Law of Thermodynamics

    Heat Engines


    Learner Objectives

    1. Compare, contrast, and convert between absolute and relative temperature scales.[1]
    2. Evaluate the effectiveness of various types of insulation against different mechanisms of heat transfer.[3]
    3. Apply the concepts of temperature, thermal expansion, specific heat, heat capacity, and latent heat, to analyze how physical objects respond to heat transfer.[3]
    4. Apply the Second Law of Thermodynamics to predict the outcome of physical scenarios.[2]

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