## Does warm water have more thermal energy than cold water?

The water has more thermal energy because the molecules of the water are moving faster than the molecules of the ice.

## Could the thermal energy of a bowl of hot water equal that of a bowl of cold water?

could the thermal energy of a bowl of hot water equal that of a bowl of cold water? no; a hot object always has more thermal energy than a similar cold object. (thermal energy is the measure of the total energy of all the molecules in an object. the temperature (hot or cold) measures the amount of energy per molecule.

## When you turn hot water do you wash dishes?

When you turn on the hot water to wash dishes, the water pipes have to heat up.

## Is your body a good judge of temperature?

Our bodies aren’t the greatest judge of temperature. When you touch something, your skin measures the heat flow to and from itself. When you touch the metal doorknob, it absorbs the heat from your skin much faster than from the wooden door. This makes it seems like if’s colder than it really is.

## Can temperature be assigned to a vacuum *?

Ac cording to classical physics, temperature is defined in terms of average kinetic energy of particles of the object. Since there are no particle in vacuum, hence temperature in a pure vacuum is underfined.

## Can you add thermal energy to an object without increasing its temperature?

Adding heat, however, does not always increase the temperature. For instance, when water is boiling, adding heat does not increase its temperature. In general, whenever there is a change of state, such as the solid-liquid or the liquid-gas transition, heat energy can be added without a temperature change.

## What happens when you add thermal energy to a solid?

The particles move farther apart and potential energy increases. Once a solid completely melts, the addition of thermal energy will cause the kinetic energy of the particles to increase again, as shown by a temperature increase.

## What happens when thermal energy is released?

When this happens thermal energy is either absorbed or released. When it’s absorbed enough, the object melts. When it’s released enough, the object freezes.

## How fast does thermal energy travel?

Heat can be transferred by radiation, conduction and convection. Radiation (as InfraRed light, predominantly) travels at the speed of light – the other two, much more slowly.