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2. Give an example of a good thermal conductor?

  • rubber
  • copper
  • plastic

3. Why is the handle of a kettle plastic?

  • because plastic is a poor conductor so it wont heat up and burn you
  • cause its chaep
  • cause it stops you burning yourself

4. Why are liquids and gases poor thermal conductors?

  • they have more energy so are therefore less dense and more spread out so it takes a long time to heat
  • they are too thin

5. What are the differences between a solid and a liquid?

  • one is more thin then another
  • particles in a solid less energy and are very dense where as liquids take shape of a form they are in.
  • a liquid is a melted solid


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