Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 15 - Think and Do: 32

Answer

This is a writing exercise for the student, and answers will vary. Sample: Hi Grandpa and Grandma! I used to think that temperature and heat were almost the same thing. I now know that heat is just energy in transit, traveling from a high-temperature object to a low-temperature object. An object doesn't contain heat; it contains internal energy. And temperature isn't even an energy at all - it just measures how fast the molecules in something are shaking. Mind blown.
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