Can you actually feel temperature?
A "hot" item and an item with a "high temperature" are different. A hot item gives off a lot of energy, whereas a high temperature item has a lot of energy. Learn what's happening when we think we're feeling temperatures of things.
Key Facts In This Video
Touching items considered "conductors" appear to have a colder or hotter temperature because the feeling is absorbed by our hands quicker. (0:35)
Thermal energy is the speed of molecules. (1:24)