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_______-thin layer of air that protects the Earth's surface from extreme temperatures and harmful Sun rays atmosphere
Number of layers in the atmosphere 5
Protects Earth from ultraviolet radiation ozone layer
Lowest layer, where humans live, is the _____, which extends about 10 km up, and contains most of the water vapor and gases troposphere
extending from 10 km to 50 km above Earth, the _____ contains the ozone stratosphere
_____ extends from 50 km to 85 km and is the layer in which meteors are visible mesosphere
Thickest part of the atmosphere is from 85 km to 500 km and is called the _____ for its high temperatures thermosphere
Within the mesosphere and thermosphere is a layer of chared particles called the _____ that can help carry radio waves ionosphere
_____-outer layer of atmosphere in which the space shuttle flies; has very few molecules exosphere
_____-energy transferred in rays or waves radiation
_____-transfer of energy when molecules bump into each other through contact conduction
_____-transfer of heat by the flow of a material convection
During the night, _____ cool the ocean land breezes
During the day, ______ sweep over the land. sea breezes
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