Daily Science News

Yatsel Lopez and Delila Velasquez

Do you know how convection works? Convection has two parts. One part of convection is radiation and the other is conduction. These are the three major modes of heat transfer. Radiation is the transfer of energy in electromagnetic waves. Conduction transfer energy in materials that touch. Convection transfers heat in the movement of fluid. Did you also know that convection is difficult to see? Convection is a very important part of the earth system. What are some other processes that involve convection? Circulation in the atmosphere is a function of convection.