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1. The warming rays of the sun _________ radiation
2. A branding iron making a mark ___________ conduction
3. A cool breeze __________ convection
4. Ice meting absorption
5. Water vapor condensing release of thermal radiation
6. When air __________, the vertical movements of air are strong. unstable
7.When air __________, these movements are weak. stable
8. Air moving over a mountain range is called a(n) ____________. mountain wave
9. Rising air is always accompanied by _________ air. sinking
10. This condition can cause a buildup of _____________ at lower altitudes. air pollution
11. Earth's __________ contains water vapor, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and other gases. atmosphere
12. Beyond the thermosphere is the ___________, which is the atmosphereic layer that is farthest from earth. exosphere
13. Spectacular auroras might occur when charged particles in the _____________ emit vivid colors. ionsphere
14. The _________________ is the layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere. mesosphere
15. The second atmosphereic layer, the ___________, includes a region known as the ozone layer. stratosphere
16. The __________________ extends from the mesosphere to the exosphere. thermosphere
17. Birds, bats, and insects fly in the _____________, which is the lowest layer of the atmosphere. troposphere
18. When warm air raises, energy is transferred to the atmosphere by __________. convection
19. This type of air movement creates ____________ clouds. lenticular
20. A (n) _____________ occurs when air in the upper troposphere is warmer than air in the lower troposphere. temperature inversion
21. The flow of ocean currents convection
22. Hot feet from hot sand conduction
23. Heat from glowing coals radiation
24. High-altitude air streams convection
25. The warmth of a heating pad conduction
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