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6.2 homework packet

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what is the transfer f thermal energy by collisions between particles of matter. conduction
what is the electromagnetic waves that transfer thermal energy. radiation
what is a condition in the troposphere that involves a temperature increase with altitude. temperature inversion
what is the warming rays of the sun (convection, radiation, or conduction) radiation
what is the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another. convection
birds,bats, and insects fly in the ________________, which is the lowest layer of the atmosphere. troposhere
the _______________ is between the exosphere and the mesosphere. ionosphere
does water freezing absorb or release release
the flow of the ocean currents (convection, radiation, or conduction) convection
does water evaporating absorb or release absorbs
this can cause build up of _____________ at low altitudes. air pollution
this occurs when air in the upper troposphere is warmer than air in the lower troposphere. temperature inversionn
does ice melting absorb or release absorbs
the strength or weakness of circulating air motions process
what is air moving in vertical movements of air are strong. unstable
when air movements are weak it is ___________ stable
rising air is always accompanied by __________ air sinking
air moving over a mountain range is ____________________ mountain wave
air movement creates ______________ clouds lenticular
what layer is farthest away from the earth exosphere
earths _____________ contains water vapor, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and other gases. atmoshere
spectacular auroras might occur when charged particles in the _____________ emit vivid colors ionosphere
about 50% of the sun's rays is absorbed by ___________ earths suface
ninety-nine percent of the radiation Earth receives from the sun is visible light
20% is absorbed by ___________ the atmoshere
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