Friday, April 19, 2013

Thermal Characteristics Of Water

1. Are heat and temperature same or different?
- They are different. Temperature is the measurement of kinetic energy. Heat is total energy

2. What is the heat capacity?
- The number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a body by one degree.

3. How is the capacity of water unique?
- It is like a sponge. It is how much heat an object can absorb before it increases in temperature.

4. How does water temperature affect its density?
-The warmer the water the less dense. The cooler the denser.

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