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Chapter 16 The Atmosphere 442- 459. Section 1 A thin layer of air that helps to protect the Earth. _____________________________ Layers of the Atmosphere.

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1 Chapter 16 The Atmosphere

2 Section 1 A thin layer of air that helps to protect the Earth. _____________________________ Layers of the Atmosphere (from lowest to highest)

3 Section 1 Cont. The two most abundant gases in the Atmosphere are ______________________ and _____________________. The ____________________ layer is located in the stratosphere, and it helps to keep out UV Rays from the sun

4 Section 1 Cont. _____________________ destroy the Ozone layer. They are also called chlorofluorocarbons. Found in aerosol sprays and air conditioners. They are now banned

5 Section 2 The _____________ provides the Earth with energy. Give a description of the three methods of heat transfer: Radiation – Conduction – Convection –

6 Section 2 Cont. The _________________________ is classified as all the water on Earths surface. ____________________ Liquid to gas (water vapor) ____________________ Water Vapor back to a liquid

7 Water Cycle Explain the Water Cycle

8 Section 3 _______________ and _______________ are the two areas that strongly influence the wind. Wind moves from and area of _____________ pressure to and area of ______________ pressure

9 Section 3 Cont. The area that receives the most direction sunlight is the ______________________. Coriolis Effect –

10 Section 3 Cont. Doldrums – Trade Winds - Westerlies - Easterlies -

11 Section 3 Cont. Jet Steams –

12 Chapter Questions What makes life possible on Earth? What layers of the atmosphere does the temperature increase with altitude?

13 Questions Cont. What three things will you find in the air (atmosphere) (pg 442) ______________, ________________,and ______________ Explain how a storm in Louisiana may get to use in North Carolina?


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