Transfer of heat by convection takes place only in fluids and not in solid? Why?

Class 5 Question

Convection only happens with fluids, materials that can flow. Liquids can flow (think of water) and gases can flow (think of wind). Solids are stuck in place so they can't flow and since they can't flow, there is no convection. The way heat transfers through solids is conduction.

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