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2. What is infrared radiation?

  • Electromagnetic radiation in liquid substances
  • The shortest wavelength of electromagnetic radiation
  • Transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves
  • Transfer of thermal energy by particle collisions

3. An object will emit or absorb energy faster if...?

  • There is a big difference in temperature between it and its surroundings
  • There is a small difference in temperature between it and its surroundings
  • The temperatures of it and its surroundings are the same
  • The object is coated in a layer of insulation such as foam

4. What adaptation would be best suited to a desert fox?

  • Small, thin ears
  • Large, thin ears
  • Large, thick ears
  • Small, thick ears

5. Why are flasks made from plastic?

  • Plastic is a poor conductor
  • Plastic is a good conductor
  • Plastic is warmer than metal
  • Plastic is colder than metal

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