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What type of surface cools down the slowest?

What type of surface cools down the slowest?

water
The air cooled down the fastest. The sand and soil cooled up at similar rates. The water cooled down the slowest as well.

Which absorbs and loses heat faster land or water?

It takes less energy to change the temperature of land compared to water. This means that land heats and cools more quickly than water and this difference affects the climate of different areas on Earth. Different energy transfer processes also contribute to different rates of heating between land and water.

Does surface area affect heat transfer?

An object with a wider area has more surface particles working to conduct heat. As such, the rate of heat transfer is directly proportional to the surface area through which the heat is being conducted.

Does sand heat faster?

Sand heated up faster than water because sand has a color and water is clear. Sand heated up faster than water because sand is darker than water; dark colored materials will absorb more light. Sand heated up faster than water because sand is a solid and water is a liquid.

Why does a stone lying in the sun?

The specific heat capacity of water is very much higher than that of stone. So, temperature of stone increases quickly by absorbing comparatively less heat than water.

Which one of the beakers of water will receive the most heat?

Answer: Beaker P has the most heat energy.

Does sand or water absorb heat faster?

Results. The sand will get warmer faster than the water.

Does sand cool water?

Sand cools down faster than water because it has a lower specific heat capacity than water. That is, it takes more energy to raise the temperature of water than to raise the temperature of sand by the same amount, given equal masses of each substance.

Is it warmer in the subsurface or the surface?

Well, if you dig deep enough, Cynthias answer would hold. But in a reasonable depth (5 to 100m) temperature is close to the average through the year, due to the ‘thermal inertia’ of the large mass. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_inertiawhich means: in winter subsurface is warmer, in summer surface is warmer.

Why does the temperature of sand go down quickly?

The specific heat capacity of sand is quite low ( about five times less than that of water), hence a very little heat is required to raise its temperature; similarly it has to give out very less amount of heat to appeciably cause a fall in its temperature. As such, sand (deserts) get heated or cooled very rapidly. Hope this helps.

What can I do if my surface is running slow?

Scrutinize the programs installed in your computer. Delete the obsolete and the ones you rarely use. That is just to name a few that regular users can perform. But, if you do the list regularly, it will improve your computer’s performance.

Why does sand have a low specific heat capacity?

Explain in terms of specific heat capacity. The specific heat capacity of sand is quite low ( about five times less than that of water), hence a very little heat is required to raise its temperature; similarly it has to give out very less amount of heat to appeciably cause a fall in its temperature.