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chapter 6.2 packet

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What is the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another? Convection
About how much incoming solar radiation is absorbed by earth's atmosphere? 20%
About how much incoming solar radiation reaches earth's surface and is absorbed? 50%
the warming rays of the sun radiation
the flow of the ocean currents convection
branding iron making a mark conduction
heat from glowing coals radiation
strength or weakness of circulating air motions stability
ordered series of actions process
the transfer of thermal energy by collisions between particles of matter conduction
bounce back reflect
electromagnetic waves that transfer thermal energy radiation
about 50% of the sun's rays... reach earth and are absorbed
about 20%of the radiation from the sun is... absorbed by gas particles
99% of the radiation earth receives from the sun is... visible light
Which 3 components make up almost all the energy earth receives from the sun? Visible light, Infared, and Ultra Violet
How do brigh surfaces on earth affect what happens to incoming sunlight? it reflects off of it
What is absorbed radiation reemitted as? Heat or infared
What is the term for the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves? radiation
Does freezing water get absorbed thermal energy or releases thermal energy? release of thermal energy
Does ice melting get absorbed thermal energy or releases thermal energy? absorbs thermal energy
Does wateer evaporating get absorbed thermal energy or releases thermal energy? absorbs thermal energy
Does water vapor condensing get absorbed thermal energy or releases thermal energy? releases thermal energy
When air is __________, the vertical movements of air are strong. unstable
A _____________, occurs when air in the upper troposphere is warmer than air in the lower troposphere. Temperateture inversion
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