The layer of gases surrounding the planet atmosphere
an event when one object in space casts a shadow onto another; when the Moon moves through Earth’s shadow or is in Earth’s umbra lunar eclipse
The result of a column of air pushing down on an area air pressure
the act of one object going around another, like the orbit of a planet around the Sun(a year) or a satellite around a planet revolution
The total energy of motion in the molecules of a substance thermal energy
One of the major divisions in a system for classifying the climates of different regions based on characteristics they have in common (ex. N. America is in a temperate zone, while Antarctica is in a polar zone) climate zone
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another that is touching conduction
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