5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Six temperature controls are...
- a Mass movement or circulation within a substance; Heat rises/Cool sinks.
- b Second most common.
- c Latitude, heating of land and water, altitude, geographic position, cloud cover, and ocean currents.
- d (involves making contact = touch) Transfer of heat through molecular activity.
- e The boundary between the troposphere and stratosphere.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Light bounces off an object.
- Based on observations of weather that have been collected over many years. Helps describe a place or region.
- Heating of the atmosphere by radiation absorbed by gases.
- A mixture of various gases (nitrogen and oxygen make up 99% of clean, dry air).
- Higher temperatures than clear nights because clouds absorb outgoing radiation and reflect it back toward Earth.
5 True/False Questions
Troposphere → Lowest layer of the atmosphere; where coulds and rain occur.
How does the temperature change in the stratosphere and why? → Latitude, heating of land and water, altitude, geographic position, cloud cover, and ocean currents.
Higher altitudes have _____ temperatures and _____ air pressure than lower altitudes. → Decreased and higher.
Stratosphere → Layer of the atmosphere where ozone is located.
Radiation → (involves making contact = touch) Transfer of heat through molecular activity.