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Air and Atmosphere
Terms in this set (21)
The most abundant gas in the atmosphere.
The percent of air that Nitrogen makes up.
The second most abundant gas in the atmosphere.
The percent of air that Oxygen makes up.
The percent of air that is made of other gases.
In which layer do we live? It also contains most weather.
Which layer is the coldest and is where most meteors burn up?
Which layer holds the ozone layer?
This contains the auroras and is in the Mesosphere and Thermosphere.
Which layer extends to space?
This tool measures wind speed
This tool measures air pressure
The distance above sea level
The result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area
The amount of mass in a given volume of air
When there is less mass in a given volume of air, what happens to the air?
It is less dense
Radio waves are reflected back to Earth by particles that are where?
In the ionosphere
Ozone consists of
A form of oxygen with 3 oxygen atoms in each molecule
The two most abundant gases in the atmosphere
Oxygen and Nitrogen
During the scientific inquiry process, a scientist gathers information about what they see, hear or feel about something. This is known as what?
A logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prior knowledge
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