Spheres
Spheres
Multiple choice
Q and A
Enter Category Name
100

Troposphere

Atmosphere closest to the earth

100

Thermosphere

Temperatures are excessively high, space shuttles fly here

100

The earth is surrounded by a blanket of air called?

Gas

100

When the air is cooled to the dew point near the ground, it forms a stratus cloud called?

Fog

100

Precipitation

water vapor that falls to earth as a liquid

200

Geosphere

All rocks that make up the earths terraine

200

All weather phenomenon occur here

Troposphere

200

The total amount of water on the earth

75%

200

Condensation

The process where water vapor becomes a liquid

200

What is a front

A boundry between two air masses (warm, cold)

300

Hydrosphere

Refers to the water on our planet

300

Has the least pressure and space shuttles fly here

Exosphere

300

Cloud droplets combine and grow large enough to fall to earth

Precipitation

300

Evaporation

when a liquid turns to a gas

300

Weather

The energy from the sun forms clouds, rain , heat energy

400

Stratosphere

Contains the ozone layer and protects us from harmful UV rays

400

Chloroforms affect this area

Ozone layer

400

The temperature at which air is saturated and condensation begins is the

Dew point

400

Sublimination

Transition of a substance directly from a solid to a gas (Snow. ice)

400

Stratus clouds

Forms at low altitudes and maybe associated with fair weather, rain or snow

500

Mesosphere

The coldest, gases are mixed up, meteors burn up here

500

The jet stream is in this area

troposphere

500

Someone who studies the weather

meteorologist

500

Transpiration

The evaporation of water from plants during photosynthesis

500

Cirrus cloud

Appear fiborous or curly high white thin clouds made of ice crystals

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