What Is Convection Currents?

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Convection currents are one of the three ways to transfer heat energy that works in either a liquid or a gas. The fluid circulation carries thermal energy from the heat source to the other portions of the fluid. You can find more information here: http://physics.suite101.com/article.cfm/understanding_convection_currents
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