A metal spoon becomes hot after being left in a pan of boiling water. What is this an example of?

2 Answers
Apr 9, 2017

Answer:

This is an example of heat transfer by conduction.

Explanation:

This is an example of conduction as the heat form the water goes into the spoon. Energy is transferred from the hot, fast moving particles of the water to the spoon

Apr 9, 2017

Answer:

Heat transfer by conduction.

Explanation:

Some of the heat energy from the water is transferred to the metal by the direct contact of the water molecules with the metal molecules of the spoon.