What the Atmosphere does Precipitation and clouds Air and Wind Atmosphere structure

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What is "the layer of gases that surrounds Earth."
The atmosphere is _____________.

100

What is precipitation
Moisture that falls to earth from the atmosphere in forms such as rain, hail, snow, and sleet.

100

What is mass.
Air has pressure because it has ____________.

100

What are "troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere."
From Earth to space, the main layers in our atmosphere are:_______________, ________________, ________________, and _______________.

200

What is "provides all the gases that living things need to survive."
Earth’s atmosphere is important to living things because it _______.

200

What is "a gas."
Water Vapor is water in the form of ___________.

200

What are barometers.
Instruments used to measure air pressure are called ________

200

What is the troposphere.
The layer of our atmosphere in which weather occurs is the ___________.

300

What is the Ozone Layer
This layer (part of another layer) filters harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun.

300

What is rain.
When water collects as heavy droplets in clouds, this type of precipitation forms

300

What is a wind cell.
We call the continuous cycle of rising warm air and falling cold air a __________________.

300

What is stratosphere.
The ozone layer is found in the ______________.

400

What is "ionosphere."
Radio waves are reflected back to Earth by particles in the ___________.

400

What are evaporates, condenses, and precipitation.
The water cycle usually starts with a body of water, then it ____________, and ________________ into clouds, and falls as some form of _______________.

400

What is decreases
As you rise upwards in the atmosphere, air pressure ______________.

400

What is the mesosphere
Which layer of the atmosphere protects Earth’s surface from being hit by most meteoroids?

500

What are nitrogen and oxygen.
The two most abundant gases in the atmosphere are _____________ and ____________.

500

What are clouds
Water vapor that condensed into tiny droplets and stay in the air until they fall as a form of precipitation are called ____________.

500

What is a wind belt.
A particular pattern of wind movement around the earth (parallel with the equator) is called a _____________.

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What is temperature
The layers of the atmosphere are classified according to changes in _________________.

Earth Science Unit 5 - Atmosphere and Weather

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