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6.2 homework packet


the transfer of thermal energy by the collision between particles of matter conduction
bounce back reflect
electromagnetic waves that transfer thermal energy radiation
the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another convection
strength or weakness of circulating air motions stability
condition in the troposphere that involves a temperature increase with altitude temperature inversion
ordered series of actions process
the warming rays of the sun radiation
the flow of the ocean convection
a branding iron making a mark conduction
hot feet from hot sand conduction
a cool breeze convection
heat from glowing coals radiation
high altitude air stream convection
the warmth of a heating pad conduction
water freezing release of thermal energy
ice melting absorption
water evaporation absorption
water vapor condensing release of thermal energy
when warm air rises, energy is transferred to the atmosphere by convection
rising air is always accompanied by .... air sinking
air moving over a mountain range is called a(n) mountain range
this type of air movement creates .... clouds lenticular
when air is ... the vertical movements of air are strong unstable
when air is ..... these movements are weak stable
a(n) ..... occurs when air in the upper troposphere is warmer than air in the lower troposphere temperature inversion
this condition ca cause a buildup of .... at lower altitudes air pollution
Created by: royerbri2706