Item CL002002: As a jar of water is warmed from the bottom, the water at the bottom of the jar becomes warmer than the water above it and starts to rise, and its thermal energy rises with it.
A jar of cold water is placed over a flame and the flame warms the water at the bottom of
the jar, increasing its thermal energy.
What happens to the thermal energy of the water at the bottom of the jar?
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