Conduction, cont

  • Heat transfer through molecular motions

  • from warm to cold

  • Other examples of conduction??

  • What is an atmospheric example of conduction??

Conductivity: materials ability to transfer heat by conduction.

Q: Which is a better conductor, tinfoil or Styrofoam  ANSWER

Other examples of conduction?


In the northern latitudes, the oceans are warmer in summer than they are in winter. In which season do the oceans lose heat most rapidly to the atmosphere by conduction? Explain.