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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

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Atmosphere Crossword

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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

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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

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Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword

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the layer above the earth and is made of many gases,including oxygen and nitrogen Atmosphere
this is the layer closest to the ground where we live and this is where weather takes place Troposphere
this layer contains ozone,which is a special layer of oxygen molecules and absorb harmful rays of sun Stratosphere
there is no ozone in this layer and its very cold Mesosphere
A region of the earth's atmosphere where ionization caused by incoming solar radiation affects the transmission of radio waves. It extends from a height of 70 kilometers (43 miles) to 400 kilometers (250 miles) above the surface Ionosphere
its made of light gases and the molecules are spaced farther and farther apart until they don't exist Exosphere
is a measure of the force applied over a unit area Pressure
elevation above sea level or above earth's surface Altitude
colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere Ozone
the region of the stratosphere with the highest concentration of ozone molecules, which by absorbing high-energy solar ultraviolet radiation protects organisms on earth Ozone layer
Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength between that of visible light and that of X-rays Ultraviolet Radiation
a gas that was once commonly used in various products (such as aerosols) but that is believed to cause damage to the ozone layer in the Earth's atmosphere chlorofluorocarbon
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves Radiation
is the movement of something such as heat or electricity through a medium or passage Conduction

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Atmosphere Crossword

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the region surrounding the Earth or another astronomical body on which its magnetic field is the predominant effective magnetic field magnetosphere
the region of the upper atmosphere in which temperature increases continuously with altitude, encompassing essentially all of the atmosphere above the mesosphere. thermosphere
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 Earth's atmosphere above the troposphere extending to about 32 miles (50 km) in altitude. stratosphere
the lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the Earth's surface to a height of about 3.7- 6.2 miles. Troposphere
the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere. exosphere
the layer of the Earth's atmosphere that contains a high concentration of ions and free electrons and is able to reflect radio waves ionsphere
the ozone layer ozonesphere
a colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerful oxidizing properties formed from oxygen by electrical discharged ultraviolet light ozone
short for chlorofluorocarbon. cfc's

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Layers Of The Atmosphere Crossword

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The layer of the earth's atmosphere above the troposphere, extending to about 32 miles above the Earth's surface. Stratosphere
The region of Earth's atmosphere above the stratosphere and below the thermosphere. Mesosphere
The region of the atmosphere above the mesosphere and below the height at which the atmosphere ceases. Thermosphere
The lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the Earth's surface to the height of about 3.7-6.2miles. Troposphere
A layer in the Earth's atmosphere that blocks out harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Ozone Layer
The layer of the atmosphere that is able to reflect radio waves and lies above the mesosphere. Ionsphere
Makes up about 78% of the total atmosphere. Nitrogen
Makes up about 21% of the total atmosphere. Oxygen
The region surrounding Earth in which its magnetic field is the predominant effective magnetic field. Magnetosphere
An electromagnet radiation with a wavelength from 10nm to 400nm. Ultraviolet Rays
Space available in the atmosphere immediately above Earth. Airspace
A colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon and organic compounds and by respiration . Carbon Dioxide
The atmosphere of an environment. Ambiance
The interface between the troposphere and stratosphere. Tropopause
The outer limit of the magnetosphere. Magnetopause
Water in a vaporous form diffused in the atmosphere but below boiling temperature. Water Vapor
Relating to or located in the atmosphere. Atmospheric

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LAYERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE Crossword

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This layer is where all weather happens Troposphere
The envelope of gasses that surround the earth Atmosphere
The layer above the troposphere(50 km above the earth's surface) Stratosphere
This layer protects us from meteors & is also the coldest Mesosphere
This is where radio waves bounce back to earth's surface Ionosphere
This layer is located on the upper part of the thermosphere (satellites orbit here) Exosphere
When force is applied to an object Pressure
The point/height of an object in relation to sea level and ground level Altitude
A colorless unstable gas with an odor(made up of 3 oxygen atoms Ozone
Protects the surface from sun's UV rays Ozone Layer
Sunburn is caused by this Ultraviolet Radiation
Saturated compounds of carbon used as refrigerants Chlorofluorocarbon
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles Radiation
the process by which sound waves travel through a medium Conduction

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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

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Astronomy Crossword

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a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure. constellation
a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun. Star
a celestial object consisting of a nucleus of ice and dust and, when near the sun, a “tail” of gas and dust particles pointing away from the sun. Comet
a small body of matter from outer space that enters the earth's atmosphere, becoming incandescent as a result of friction and appearing as a streak of light. Meteor
a celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star. Planet
the time or date at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length. Equinox
the curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a star, planet, or moon, especially a periodic elliptical revolution. orbit
an imaginary line about which a body rotates. axis
he force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass. Gravity
an obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination. Eclipse
the luminous envelope of a star from which its light and heat radiate. photosphere
a reddish gaseous layer immediately above the photosphere of the sun or another star. Together with the corona, it constitutes the star's outer atmosphere. chromosphere
a small rocky body orbiting the sun. Large numbers of these, ranging in size from nearly 600 miles across to dust particles, are found especially between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, though some have more eccentric orbits, and a few pass close to the earth or enter the atmosphere as meteors. Asteroid
the point in the orbit of a planet, asteroid, or comet at which it is closest to the sun. Perihelion
the point in the orbit of a planet, asteroid, or comet at which it is furthest from the sun. Aphelion
a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction. Galaxy
the fully shaded inner region of a shadow cast by an opaque object, especially the area on the earth or moon experiencing the total phase of an eclipse. Umbra
a star that suddenly increases greatly in brightness because of a catastrophic explosion that ejects most of its mass. Supernova
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit around the sun, together with smaller bodies in the form of asteroids, meteoroids, and comets. Solar System
a small, rapidly moving meteor burning up on entering the earth's atmosphere. Shooting Star
a celestial object of very small radius (typically 18 miles/30 km) and very high density, composed predominantly of closely packed neutrons. Neutron Star
A faint band of light crossing the sky, made up of vast numbers of faint stars. It corresponds to the plane of our Galaxy, in which most of ours stars are located. Milky Way
an eclipse in which the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth's shadow. Lunar Eclipse
an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon. Solar Eclipse
(of the moon) having the observable illuminated part greater than a semicircle and less than a circle. Gibbous
a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape. Black Hole
a system of two stars in which one star revolves around the other or both revolve around a common center. Binary Star
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
he 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
a star showing a sudden large increase in brightness and then slowly returning to its original state over a few months. Nova
the region surrounding the earth or another astronomical body in which its magnetic field is the predominant effective magnetic field. magnetosphere
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

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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

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Earth's Atmosphere Word Search

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thermosphere
mesosphere
earth
weather
stratosphere
layers
auroras
troposphere
ozone
exosphere
atmosphere

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