Thermal Conductivity: Definition, Equation & Calculation

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Thermal conduction is defined as the _____ transfer between two objects in contact or within an object.

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1. Which direction does heat flow?

2. Which material has a high coefficient of thermal conductivity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you access the worksheet and quiz, you can determine how much knowledge you possess about thermal conductivity. Its meaning and the direction of heat are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your knowledge of:

  • Material with a low thermal conductivity coefficient
  • Scientist who is the equation for heat flow creator
  • Definition of thermal conduction
  • Direction heat flows

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on thermal conductivity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a material with a high coefficient of thermal conductivity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how heat flows and interpret it correctly

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  • Look over thermal conductivity examples
  • Identify the equation used to calculate thermal conductivity
  • Practice calculating thermal conductivity
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