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  1. a type of energy that comes to Earth from the Sun, can damage skin and cause cancer, and is mostly absorbed by the ozone layer.
  2. movement of air from land at sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea.
  3. narrow belt of strong winds that blowsnear the top of the troposphere.
  4. 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.
  5. transfer of thermal energy by direct contact; occurs when energy is transferred by collisions between particles.

5 True/False questions

  1. ozone layerLayer of the electrically charged particles in the thermosphere that absorbs AM radio waves during the day and reflects them back at night.

          

  2. condensationtransfer of thermal energy by the movement of particles from one place to another in a gas or liquid.

          

  3. sea breezemovement of air from land at sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea.

          

  4. hydrosphereall the water on Earth's surface.

          

  5. radiationtransfer of thermal energy by direct contact; occurs when energy is transferred by collisions between particles.