WONDER #1805: Why Does Water Take So Long To Warm Up?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following is one of the most important sources of heat energy that drives the weather?

  1. oceans
  2. land
  3. clouds
  4. trees

Question 2 of 3

Compared to the air, water tends to conduct heat more what?

  1. quickly
  2. rapidly
  3. slowly
  4. artificially

Question 3 of 3

Even though water tends to conduct heat slowly, it’s very good at doing what with the heat it conducts?

  1. losing
  2. melting
  3. cooling
  4. storing

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