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Coriolis Effect

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Conduction
Occurs when heat transfers by touch
Convection
Occurs in liquids & gasses as warm parts rise and cooler parts sink
Radiation
Occurs in a energy source
Air pressure is higher...?
at sea level
Air pressure is lower..?
at Mountain tops
Sea Breeze
wind that blows from over the ocean toward land due to differential heating of land and water
Troposphere
1st layer - keeps planet warm and has all the weather
Stratosphere
2nd Layer - ozone blocks ultraviolet radiation
Mesosphere
3rd Layer - burns up meteors
Thermosphere
4th Layer - auroras and reflect radio signals
Exosphere
5th Layer - space
Goldilocks Principle
Venus: Too Hot
Mars: Too Cold
Earth: Just Right

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