Convection

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What happens when a substance is heated?
It expands
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When a substance expands, what does it become?
Less dense
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When it's less dense the more it…
Rises
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When the warm fluid cools, what will it do?
Begin to extract
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If it's more dense the fluid will…?
Sink
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What is the convection current?
The cycle of rising and falling
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When a substance expands, what does it become?

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When the warm fluid cools, what will it do?

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