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15 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere/ atmospheric pressure
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
- This is the layer that we live in.... - This layer is the clos…
- This is the layer above the troposphere.... - It's 6-31 miles…
- This layer is above the stratosphere.... - It's 31-85 miles up…
- This is the layer above the mesosphere.... - It's 311-621 mile…
Troposphere
- This is the layer that we live in.... - This layer is the clos…
Stratosphere
- This is the layer above the troposphere.... - It's 6-31 miles…
24 terms
Layers of Atmosphere/Air Pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
-Coldest layer (temperatures decrease)... -Middle layer... -burns u…
-Temperatures increase... -Can be split into ionosphere and exos…
troposphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
stratosphere
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
20 terms
Air Pressure & Layers of the Atmosphere
stratosphere
ultraviolet radiation
ionosphere
Air pressure decreases or increases wi…
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
Ozone absorbs ....
Aurora Borealis occur in this layer of the atmosphere
decreases
stratosphere
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
ultraviolet radiation
Ozone absorbs ....
28 terms
Rausch-Pressure and Layers of the Atmosphere
Two units of air pressure
As altitude increases in the thermosph…
Why is the thermosphere so hot?
the four main layers of the atmosphere…
inches of mercury, millibars
increases
The sun's energy is closer and hits here first.
temperature
Two units of air pressure
inches of mercury, millibars
As altitude increases in the thermosph…
increases
28 terms
Rausch-Pressure and Layers of the Atmosphere
Two units of air pressure
As altitude increases in the thermosph…
Why is the thermosphere so hot?
the four main layers of the atmosphere…
inches of mercury, millibars
increases
The sun's energy is closer and hits here first.
temperature
Two units of air pressure
inches of mercury, millibars
As altitude increases in the thermosph…
increases
27 terms
layers of atmosphere. pressure, and weather
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
-Coldest layer (temperatures decrease)... -Middle layer... -burns u…
-Temperatures increase... -Can be split into ionosphere and exos…
troposphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
stratosphere
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
37 terms
Air Pressure & Layers of the atmosphere
Two units of air pressure
As altitude increases in the thermosph…
Why is the thermosphere so hot?
The four main layers of the atmosphere…
inches of mercury, millibars
increases
The sun's energy is closer and hits here first
temperature
Two units of air pressure
inches of mercury, millibars
As altitude increases in the thermosph…
increases
12 terms
Air Pressure & Layers of the Atmosphere
stratosphere
ultraviolet radiation
Air pressure decreases or increases wi…
Percentage of oxygen in the air
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
Ozone absorbs ....
decreases
21
stratosphere
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
ultraviolet radiation
Ozone absorbs ....
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Layers of the Atmosphere and Air Pressure
Name the 4 main layers of Earth's atmo…
Which layer of the atmosphere is the h…
Which layer of the atmosphere is close…
What layer of the atmosphere do we liv…
Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere
Thermosphere
Troposphere
Troposphere
Name the 4 main layers of Earth's atmo…
Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere
Which layer of the atmosphere is the h…
Thermosphere
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Layers of the Atmosphere/Pressure
Troposphere _____ because air is less…
Stratosphere____ because oxygen molecu…
Mesosphere___ because oxygen molecules…
Thermosphere___ because there is more…
Decreases
increases
decreases
increases
Troposphere _____ because air is less…
Decreases
Stratosphere____ because oxygen molecu…
increases
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Air Pressure & Layers of the Atmosphere
stratosphere
ultraviolet radiation
ionosphere
decreases
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
Ozone absorbs this
Aurora Borealis occur in this layer of the atmosphere
Air pressure decreases or increases with higher altitude?
stratosphere
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
ultraviolet radiation
Ozone absorbs this
16 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere and Pressure
air pressure
atmosphere
exosphere
ionosphere
the force of air molecules pushing down on a surface
a thin layer of gases surrounding the earth
the layer with satellites and is in the thermosphere
a layer in the thermosphere where auroras occur
air pressure
the force of air molecules pushing down on a surface
atmosphere
a thin layer of gases surrounding the earth
24 terms
Air Pressure and the Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Ozone
The layer of gases around the Earth.
78% of the Earth's atmosphere is made of this gas.
21% of the Earth's atmosphere is made of this gas.This gas al…
The layer of gas that keeps living things on Earth protected…
Atmosphere
The layer of gases around the Earth.
Nitrogen
78% of the Earth's atmosphere is made of this gas.
23 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere, Air Pressure and Quality
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21% of atmospheric gases... -the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
24 terms
Weather/Pressure Unit - Layers of the atmosphere
Weather
Atmosphere
Gases of atmosphere
density
A degree that is hot, cold, wet, dry, calm, stormy, clear, cl…
The gases surrounding the planets.
The atmosphere contains many gases such as oxygen and nitroge…
Density=mass/volume... How tightly packed the matter in a substa…
Weather
A degree that is hot, cold, wet, dry, calm, stormy, clear, cl…
Atmosphere
The gases surrounding the planets.
24 terms
Layers of Atmosphere weather/air pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
-Coldest layer (temperatures decrease)... -Middle layer... -burns u…
-Temperatures increase... -Can be split into ionosphere and exos…
troposphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
stratosphere
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
24 terms
Layers Of The Atmosphere and Weather + Air Pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
-Coldest layer (temperatures decrease)... -Middle layer... -burns u…
-Temperatures increase... -Can be split into ionosphere and exos…
troposphere
-Where weather occurs... -Air is most dense and has most pressur…
stratosphere
-Ozone ... -Temperature increases... -Second layer
20 terms
#2.5 Air Pressure & Layers of the Atmosphere
stratosphere
ultraviolet radiation
ionosphere
Air pressure decreases or increases wi…
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
We get less skin cancer because Ozone absorbs ...
Aurora Borealis occur in the .....of the thermosphere.
decreases
stratosphere
Ozone layer is in this layer of the atmosphere.
ultraviolet radiation
We get less skin cancer because Ozone absorbs ...
15 terms
Atmosphere,Air Pressure and Layers Review
atmosphere
trace gases
oxygen
ozone
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, such as Earth.
Gases such as hydrogen and helium that exist in very small qu…
forms 20% of the earth's atmosphere
ozone... A gas molecule that is made up of three oxygen atoms
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, such as Earth.
trace gases
Gases such as hydrogen and helium that exist in very small qu…
23 terms
Science Test - Atmosphere, Air Pressure, Layers of Atmosphere
weather
atmosphere
nitrogen
oxygen
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time
the envelope of gases that surrounds the planet.... the atmosphe…
the most abundant gas in the atmosphere... together, nitrogen an…
second most abundant gas in the atmosphere that makes up less…
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time
atmosphere
the envelope of gases that surrounds the planet.... the atmosphe…
30 terms
Science Test- Atmosphere, Air pressure, Atmosphere Layers
Atmosphere
The atmosphere is made out of this.
Nitrogen
Nitrogen Importance
the blanket / layer of gases that surrounds the planet
Nitrogen- 78% ... Oxygen- 21% ... Other gases- 1%
released by volcanoes and decaying organisms
-important for making protein in living things ... -bacteria mak…
Atmosphere
the blanket / layer of gases that surrounds the planet
The atmosphere is made out of this.
Nitrogen- 78% ... Oxygen- 21% ... Other gases- 1%
21 terms
Atmospheric Layers, Air Pressure, and Clouds
1st layer of the atmosphere
2nd layer of the atmosphere
3rd layer of the atmosphere
4th layer of the atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
1st layer of the atmosphere
Troposphere
2nd layer of the atmosphere
Stratosphere
18 terms
The Air Around Us, Air Pressure and Layers of the Atmosphere
atmosphere
ozone
weather
water vapor
layer of gases that surround the Earth
is the form of oxygen with three oxygen atoms not two oxygen…
condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a particular place and…
water in the form of gas
atmosphere
layer of gases that surround the Earth
ozone
is the form of oxygen with three oxygen atoms not two oxygen…
15 terms
Layers of Atmosphere & Air Pressure & Human Impact
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
Contains 75% of all Earth gases and almost all weather
increased altitude = increased temp. Why?... ozone in the strato…
emp. decreases with altitude due to thin air further from Ear…
Temp increases due to sun's rays heating the thin air... First l…
Troposphere
Contains 75% of all Earth gases and almost all weather
Stratosphere
increased altitude = increased temp. Why?... ozone in the strato…
15 terms
Air Around You, Air Pressure, and Layers of the Atmosphere
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
the envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
a form of oxygen that has 3 oxygen atoms in each molecules in…
water in the form of a gas
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
atmosphere
the envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
6 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
The lowest layer of the earths Atmosphere where weather occurs.
The second-lowest layer of earths Atmosphere; the ozone layer…
The middle-layer of earths Atmosphere; the layer in which mos…
The outer-layer of earths Atmosphere.
Troposphere
The lowest layer of the earths Atmosphere where weather occurs.
Stratosphere
The second-lowest layer of earths Atmosphere; the ozone layer…
20 terms
Science Ch 1 air pressure and layers of the atmosphere
Density
pressure
Air pressure
barometer
The amount of mass a substance is given in volume
The amount of force pushing on an area
The pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
an instrument used to measure changes in air pressure
Density
The amount of mass a substance is given in volume
pressure
The amount of force pushing on an area
34 terms
Science Atmospheric Layers, Pressure and Log/Lat
Longitude
What does Longus mean?
Where does the prime meridian pass thr…
where do all lines of longitude pass t…
Distance in degrees east or west of the Prime meridian
length in latin
Greenwich England (0º)
The north and South Pole
Longitude
Distance in degrees east or west of the Prime meridian
What does Longus mean?
length in latin
85 terms
Pressure Systems and Local Winds, Atmosphere Layers, Clouds and Weather, Global Winds
high to low
low to high
rise
Westerlies
Wind moves FROM areas of _________________ pressure TO areas…
Wind moves TO areas of _________________ pressure FROM areas…
At the equator, the heat from the sun causes air to do this
Temperate zone winds used by ancient mariners in the northern…
high to low
Wind moves FROM areas of _________________ pressure TO areas…
low to high
Wind moves TO areas of _________________ pressure FROM areas…
11 terms
Lessons 6.2& 6.3: Air Pressure/Layers of the Atmosphere
density
air pressure
barometer
mercury barometer
Mass per unit volume
the pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
Instrument used to measure air pressure
An instrument that measures changes in air pressure, consisti…
density
Mass per unit volume
air pressure
the pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
20 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21% of atmospheric gases... -the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
20 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor, Methane
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases. Most common and abunda…
21% of atmospheric gases, the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases. Most common and abunda…
20 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21% of atmospheric gases... -the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
20 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21% of atmospheric gases... -the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
air pressure and temperature
temperature
troposphere
weather
As you rise up thought the atmosphere what changes dramatical…
The Earth's atmosphere is divided into 4 main layers classifi…
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere.
The troposphere were Earth's _____ occurs.
air pressure and temperature
As you rise up thought the atmosphere what changes dramatical…
temperature
The Earth's atmosphere is divided into 4 main layers classifi…
9 terms
Atmosphere Layers
Why do we have seasons? (Be able to dr…
Name the layers of the atmosphere, wit…
What layer of the atmosphere contains…
What layer of the atmosphere contains…
We have seasons because the Earth is tilted. The northern hem…
Exosphere... Thermosphere... Mesosphere... Stratosphere... Troposphere
Exosphere
Troposphere
Why do we have seasons? (Be able to dr…
We have seasons because the Earth is tilted. The northern hem…
Name the layers of the atmosphere, wit…
Exosphere... Thermosphere... Mesosphere... Stratosphere... Troposphere
20 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21% of atmospheric gases... -the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
9 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Layers of the Atmosphere
troposphere,
stratosphere
mesosphere
Layers of the Atmosphere... troposphere, stratosphere, mesospher…
lowest level of the atmosphere 0-10 km from ES, contains 99%…
10 - 50 km above the ES.. Contains highest levels of ozone
50 - 85 km above the ES. "shooting stars" can be seen in meso…
Layers of the Atmosphere
Layers of the Atmosphere... troposphere, stratosphere, mesospher…
troposphere,
lowest level of the atmosphere 0-10 km from ES, contains 99%…
7 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
air pressure
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
The amount of air pressing down on the surface.
A mixture of gases surrounding the earth.
- The 1st layer in the atmosphere. ... - Most of the air we brea…
- The 2nd layer in the atmosphere. ... - No weather.... - Airplanes…
air pressure
The amount of air pressing down on the surface.
atmosphere
A mixture of gases surrounding the earth.
14 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
4 main layers of the atmosphere
Mesosphere
Stratosphere
Thermosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
the layer of the atmosphere just above the troposphere and be…
the layer furthest away from Earth's surface
4 main layers of the atmosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere
Mesosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
16 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
4 main layers of the atmosphere
Mesosphere
Stratosphere
Thermosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
the layer of the atmosphere just above the troposphere and be…
the layer furthest away from Earth's surface
4 main layers of the atmosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, stratosphere
Mesosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
22 terms
Layers of the atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
The atmospheric layer closest to the earth's surface, where n…
The layer of the atmosphere that extends upward from the trop…
The coldest layer of the atmosphere that extends upward from…
The atmospheric layer above the mesosphere where the temperat…
troposphere
The atmospheric layer closest to the earth's surface, where n…
stratosphere
The layer of the atmosphere that extends upward from the trop…
15 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
21% of atmospheric gases... -the second most common atmospheric…
greenhouse gases found in the atmosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds Earth ... - provides the oxygen…
Nitrogen
Makes-up 78% of the atmospheric gases ... - Most common and abun…
30 terms
Quiz on Atmosphere Layers, Pressure, and Kinetic Molecular Theory
What are the 5 layers of the atmosphere?
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and the…
contains most water here; ... GASES: nitrogen, oxygen, and argon…
temperature: slightly below freezing water... gases: 19% of the…
coldest part of the earth's atmosphere;... gases: atomic oxygen,…
What are the 5 layers of the atmosphere?
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and the…
Troposphere
contains most water here; ... GASES: nitrogen, oxygen, and argon…
11 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
4 main layers of the atmosphere
mesosphere
stratosphere
thermosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, statosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
the layer of the atmosphere just above the troposphere and be…
the layer furthest away from Earth's surface
4 main layers of the atmosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, statosphere
mesosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
22 terms
Quiz on Atmosphere Layers, Pressure, and Kinetic Molecular Theory
What's the formula for pressure?
What unit is Force expressed in?
Newton
What unit is Pressure expressed in?
force/area
newton
N; slightly greater than 100g
pascal
What's the formula for pressure?
force/area
What unit is Force expressed in?
newton
12 terms
Layers of the Atmosphere
4 main layers of the atmosphere
mesosphere
stratosphere
troposphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, statosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
the layer of the atmosphere just above the troposphere and be…
the layer of the atmosphere that is nearest to the Earth's su…
4 main layers of the atmosphere
troposphere, thermosphere, mesosphere, statosphere
mesosphere
the layer of the atmosphere just above the stratosphere and b…
5 terms
Atmosphere layers
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
is the layer next to the ground or surface of the Earth. This…
contains the Ozone Layer that absorbs radiation from the sun.…
is where most meteors burn up. The coldest place on Earth is…
the air is very thin here. Temperatures can get extremely hot…
Troposphere
is the layer next to the ground or surface of the Earth. This…
Stratosphere
contains the Ozone Layer that absorbs radiation from the sun.…
18 terms
Atmosphere Layers
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
1st layer of the atmosphere; closest to the Earth
2nd layer of the atmosphere
3rd layer of the atmosphere
4th layer of the atmosphere
Troposphere
1st layer of the atmosphere; closest to the Earth
Stratosphere
2nd layer of the atmosphere
18 terms
Atmosphere Layers
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
1st layer of the atmosphere; closest to the Earth
2nd layer of the atmosphere
3rd layer of the atmosphere
4th layer of the atmosphere
Troposphere
1st layer of the atmosphere; closest to the Earth
Stratosphere
2nd layer of the atmosphere
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