Concept 3: How is the atmosphere heated?

Concept 3: How is the atmosphere heated?

Author: Janelle Wilson

15b. - describe atmospheric factors that interact to cause weather (heat energy, air pressure, winds, and moisture)

The basics of how the atmosphere is heated including radiation, conduction, and convection.

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How is the atmosphere heated?

Source: Janelle Wilson using Camtasia Studio