5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Layer of Earth's atmosphere that is closest to the ground, contains 99% of the water vapor and 75% of the atmospheric gasses and is where clouds and weather occur.
- Layer of the electrically charged particles in the thermosphere that absorbs AM radio waves during the day and reflects them back at night.
- Earth's air which is made up of a thin layer of gasses, solids, and liquids; forms a protective layer around the planet and is divided into 5 distinct layers.
- narrow belt of strong winds that blowsnear the top of the troposphere.
- causes moving air and water to left in the southern hemisphere and turn right in the northern hemisphere due to Earth's rotation.
5 True/False questions
sea breeze → movement of air from land at sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea.
condensation → change of matter from a gas to a liquid.
chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) → group of chemical compounds used in refrigerators, air conditioners, foam packaging, and aerosol sprays that may enter the atmosphere and destroy ozone.
ozone layer → layer of the statosphere with a high concentration of ozone; absorbs most of the Sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
radiation → energy transfered by waves or rays.