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What is heat radiation?
The transfer of heat energy by IR radiation
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Does a hotter object have a higher or lower rate of emission of IR radiation?
higher
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Will an object that is hotter than its surroundings emit or absorb more IR radiation overall?
It will emit more than it will absorb
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What type of surface is good for reflecting IR radiation?
A light, shiney surface
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Describe a surface that would be poor at emitting IR radiation.
A light, shiney surface
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Does a hotter object have a higher or lower rate of emission of IR radiation?

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higher

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Will an object that is hotter than its surroundings emit or absorb more IR radiation overall?

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What type of surface is good for reflecting IR radiation?

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Describe a surface that would be poor at emitting IR radiation.

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