Energy Transfers by Radiation

Contents and Resources

1Heat transfer from hot to cold
2Electromagnetic radiation
3Comparing conduction, convection and radiation
4What affects emission of radiation?
5Demonstration – black/shiny cans
6Leslie cube – GCSE required practical
7Examples of black/shiny objects radiating
8Which colours absorb radiation best?
9Summary and key words
Resource name
Concept cartoons
BBC Bitesize
Further reading on WHY black surfaces radiate well (beyond GCSE!)

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