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11.1 Atmospheric Basics

11.1 Atmospheric Basics

Author: Renee Haugen
Description:

Students will be able to describe the thermal structure and chemical composition of the atmosphere.

Students will be able to describe the thermal structure and chemical composition of the atmosphere.

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Tutorial

Section 11.1 Atmospheric Basics

Here you have the Power Notes worksheet to go along with Section 11.1 (parts 1 AND 2). I don't know why it printed two blank pages at the end. Please print only pages 1-4 and save a tree!

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Section 11.1 Atmospheric Basics (Part 1)

Chemical composition of the atmosphere and atmospheric layers. THIS VIDEO COVERS POWER NOTES QUESTIONS #1-12 ONLY.

Source: Renee Haugen

Section 11.1 Atmospheric Basics--PART 2

Energy transfer within the atmosphere including radiation, conduction, and convection. THIS SLIDE SHOW COVERS POWER NOTES QUESTIONS #13-27. To see the video links, you must download this presentation (use the down arrow in the circle). Another option--the direct links are listed below.

Source: Renee Haugen

PowerPoint Videos Are Below

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Electromagnetic Spectrum

A short video about the electromagnetic spectrum

Source: YouTube

Convection Currents in Earth's Mantle

Source: YouTube

Convection Currents in the Ocean

Source: YouTube

Convection Currents in the Atmosphere

Source: YouTube