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Weather words

Section 1, 2 and 3 vocabulary

Atmosphere VocabularyAtmosphere Vocabulary Review
Define atmosphere mixture of gases that surround Earth
Define air pressure measure of the force with which air molecules push on a surface
define troposphere lowest layer of the atmosphere which lies next to the Earth's surface
define stratosphere lays above the troposphere
define mesosphere the middle layer of the stmosphere and is the coldest layer
define thermosphere this is the uppermost layer of the atmosphere
list the layers of the atmosphere starting with the one closest to the Earth troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere
Which layer of the atmosphere is closest to Earth? the Troposphere
Which atmospheric layer has the greatest range of temperatures the thermosphere
define the suffix "sphere" this word means "ball"
Explain the prefix "tropo" this means turning or change
explain the prefix "strato" this means layer, where the gases are layered and do not mix
explain the prefix "meso" this word means middle
explain the prefix "thermo" this word means heat and is the sphere where the temperatures are the highest
Which layer of the atmosphere do we live in? the troposphere
As ________ increases temperatures ______ as altitude increases temperatures decrease
In which layer of the atmosphere is the ozone layer located? the stratosphere
Which layer of the atmosphere is the coldest? the mesosphere
Which layer of the atmosphere has the greatest range of temperatures? the thermosphere
What two gases make up most of the atmosphere? nitrogen and oxygen
Created by: sashan