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Atmosphere and Climate Word Search

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Air mass
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Climate
Climate change
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Greenhouse gas
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Occluded Front
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warm front
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Weather Word Search

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Climate
Kelvin
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Cold Front
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Greenhouse gases
humid subtropical climate
Hydro fluorocarbons
Marine West Coast Climate
Mesosphere
Stationary Front
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Perfluorocarbons
Subarctic Climate
Sulfur hexaflouride
Thermosphere
Tropical Wet and Dry Climate
Troposphere
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Wet Tropical Climate

Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword

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The region surrounding the Earth or another astronomical body. Magnetosphere
Part of the upper atmosphere where temperatures increase continuously. Thermosphere
above the Stratosphere and below the Thermosphere between 30 and 50 miles in altitude. Mesosphere
Above the troposphere, extending to about 32 miles above the earth's surface. Stratosphere
The lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface to a height of about 3.7-6.2 miles, which is the lower boundary of the stratosphere. Troposphere
The outermost region of a planet's atmosphere. Exosphere
It has a high concentration of ions and free electrons and is able to reflect radio waves. It lies above the mesosphere and extends from about 50-600 miles above the earth's surface. Ionosphere
Technical term for ozone layer. Ozonosphere
Colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerful oxidizing properties, formed from oxygen by electrical discharges or ultraviolet light. It differs from normal oxygen in having three atoms in its molecule. Ozone
Short for chlorofluorocarbon. CFC
Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength between that of visible light and that of X-rays. Ultra violet radiation
Elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface. Altitude
Earth's air, which is made up of a thin layer of gases, solids, and liquids; forms a protective layer around the planet and is divided into five distinct layers. Atmosphere
The force exerted on a surface. Pressure
Energy transferred by waves or rays. Radiation

Weather and Climate Crossword

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the outer layer of the thermosphere, the atmospheric layer closest to space exosphere
a form of oxygen, has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two ozone
the most abundant element in out planet's atmosphere nitrogen
elevation above sea level altitude
approximately 21% of the atmosphere is compromised of this oxygen
the lower part of the thermosphere ionosphere
all other gases in the atmosphere that are present in small amounts trace gases
second most abundant substance in the solid portions of lifeforms carbon dioxide
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves through space radiation
the outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere thermosphere
the layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere mesosphere
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere where all weather occurs troposphere
the second lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere; where ozone is contained stratosphere
the layer of gases that surrounds Earth atmosphere

Ch. 17 The Atmosphere Crossword

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Layer that contains ozone Stratosphere
Layer with high temperatures due to absorption of the Sun's rays. Thermosphere
Coldest layer of the atmosphere; located above the stratosphere Mesosphere
Layer of electrically charged particles found within the thermosphere Ionosphere
Layer closest to the Earth's surface; contains 90% of the atmosphere's total mass; all weather occurs in this layer Troposphere
Earth receives energy from the sun in the form of _________. Radiation
Important gas in the atmosphere that absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Ozone
Outermost layer of the atmosphere that contains almost no air molecules. Exosphere
The transfer of heat from one thing to another through direct physical contact. Conduction
The transfer of heat by circulation or movement. Convection
The rise in average global temperatures over time. Global Warming
The __________ effect is the process by which gases in the atmosphere trap heat. Greenhouse

The Atmosphere Word Search

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ozone
methane
carbon dioxide
argon
nitrogen
oxygen
exosphere
thermosphere
mesopause
mesosphere
ozone layer
ionosphere
stratopause
stratosphere
auroras
tropopause
Troposphere

Atmosphere wordsearch

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chemicals
salt
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dust
water vapor
trace gases
argon
carbon dioxide
Nitrogen
Oxygen
weather
exosphere
Ionosphere
ozone layer
ozone
mesosphere
Sratosphere
troposphere
Atmosphere

Earth's Atmosphere Word Search

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thermosphere
mesosphere
earth
weather
stratosphere
layers
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troposphere
ozone
exosphere
atmosphere

Climate change word search

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Weather
Atmosphere
Biofuels
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Climate change
Deforestation
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Geosphere
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Global Warming
Greenhouse Gas
Methane
Nitrous Oxide
Ozone
Radiation

Atmosphere Crossword

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Description

the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet. Atmosphere
the lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface to a height of about 3.7–6.2 miles (6–10 km), which is the lower boundary of the stratosphere. Troposphere
the layer of the earth's atmosphere above the troposphere, extending to about 32 miles (50 km) above the earth's surface (the lower boundary of the mesosphere). Stratosphere
the region of the earth's atmosphere above the stratosphere and below the thermosphere, between about 30 and 50 miles (50 and 80 km) in altitude. Mesosphere
the layer of the earth's atmosphere that contains a high concentration of ions and free electrons and is able to reflect radio waves. It lies above the mesosphere and extends from about 50 to 600 miles (80 to 1,000 km) above the earth's surface. Ionosphere
the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere. Exosphere
the continuous physical force exerted on or against an object by something in contact with it. pressure
the apparent height of a celestial object above the horizon, measured as an angle. Altitude
fresh invigorating air, especially that blowing onto the shore from the sea. Ozone
a layer in the earth's stratosphere at an altitude of about 6.2 miles (10 km) containing a high concentration of ozone, which absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth from the sun. Ozone layer
Radiation in the part of the electromagnetic spectrum where wavelengths are just shorter than those of ordinary, visible violet light but longer than those of x-rays Ultraviolet Radiation
They are harmful to the ozone layer in the earth's atmosphere owing to the release of chlorine atoms upon exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Chlorofluorocarbon
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles, especially high-energy particles that cause ionization Radiation
the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmitted through a substance when there is a difference of temperature or of electrical potential between adjoining regions, without movement of the material. Conduction