Core science - Heat radiation

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What are the three ways in which heat can be transferred?
Conduction, convection and radiation
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What is meant by the word emit and absorb?
emit = gives out, absorb = takes in
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what colours are associated with radiation?
Matt black and shiny surfaces (white/silver)
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Why is matt black used?
good absorber and emitter
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why are shiny surfaces used?
good reflectors, poor emitters and absorbers
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What is meant by the word emit and absorb?

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emit = gives out, absorb = takes in

Card 3

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what colours are associated with radiation?

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Card 4

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Why is matt black used?

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Card 5

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why are shiny surfaces used?

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