P1.1.6 Evaporation and Condensation

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What is evaporation?
Evaporation is when a liquid turns into a gas.
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What is condensation?
Condensation is when a gas turns into a liquid.
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How does evaporation cause cooling?
Cooling by evaporation of a liquid is due to the faster-moving molecules escaping from the liquid.
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What factors affect the rate of evaporation from a liquid?
Evaporation can be increased by by increasing the surface area of the liquid, by increasing the liquid's temperature, or by creating a draught of air across the liquid's surface.
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What factors affect the rate of condensation on a surface?
Condensation on a surface can be increased by increasing the area of the surface or reducing the temperature of the surface.
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What is condensation?

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Condensation is when a gas turns into a liquid.

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How does evaporation cause cooling?

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What factors affect the rate of evaporation from a liquid?

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What factors affect the rate of condensation on a surface?

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