Bio 112- chapter 3 lecture notes

Need to know the mass temperature and specic heat

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Unformatted text preview: The total amount of kinePc energy due to the random moPon of atoms or molecules in a body of maaer * form of energy that depends on matter's volume Temperature: a measure of the intensity of heat in degrees, reflecPng the average kinePc energy of the molecules Temperature is not a type of energy and it does not depend on the maHer’s volume Box T=35 °C Metal Plate T=15 °C * heat flows from high to low so from box to plate Temperature: measured with thermometer directly Heat: Cannot be measured with a device directly. Need to know the mass, temperature, and specific heat capacity of the maaer to calculate heat Calorie (cal): Unit of heat. Amount of heat it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °C hap://www.physicstutorials.org/images/stories/heaaransfer.png 2. Water moderates temperature: Air Temp Over Land Lake Temp hap://w...
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