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The Atmosphere

lessons 3.1,3.2,3.3

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People love in the __________ or the inner layer of the atmosphere Troposphere
The _______________________ contains almost all the mass of the atmosphere Troposphere
Dry air is 78% ________________, 21% oxygen and 1% trace gases. Nitrogen
Earth's atmosphere is separated into four main layers, classified according to changes in ____________________ Temperature
A instrument called a ______________________ is used to measure temperature. Thermometer
The upper region of the stratosphere is warm because energy from the sun is absorbed by the __________________ Ozone layer
The troposphere is thicker over the equator than over the ___________. poles
List five benefits that earth's atmosphere provides temperature regulation so we don't get too hot or cold, protection from meteoroids, protection from the sun, air pressure to help us breathe, weather to provide water supply.
Atmosphere AIR- the envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
Hydrosphere WATER- rain provides water to lakes and plants
Biosphere LIFE- Forests grow, animals use the land
Geosphere LAND- Soils maintains the plants
Created by: linda.dillon