11.2 Energy Transfer In The Atmosphere

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11.2 Energy Transfer In The Atmosphere

Energy is one of the most important for every day growth as it affects so many things around us. There are different ways in which energy is transferred in the atmosphere that were covered in the previous course work. Take the quiz below to freshen up your knowledge of how energy is transferred in the atmosphere.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heat is transfered from objects with _____ temperatures to objects with _____ temperatures.
  • 2. 
    The three types of heat transfer are _____, ____, and ____.
  • 3. 
    ___ is energy that is transferred in the form of rays or waves.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 4. 
    ____ is the transfer of energy that occurs when molecules bump into one another (direct touch).
  • 5. 
    ____ is the transfer of heat by the flow of a material.
  • 6. 
    ___ is a term that describes all the waters of the Earth.
    • A. 

      Biosphere

    • B. 

      Hydrosphere

    • C. 

      Water cycle

  • 7. 
    Label the stages of the water cycle.
  • 8. 
    Why doesn't life exist on Mars or Venus?
  • 9. 
    How does the sun transfer energy to Earth?
  • 10. 
    Describe the steps included in the water cycle.  Use the words evaporation, condensation, and precipitation in your answer.
  • 11. 
    What would happen if the balance is tipped toward receiving more energy than it does now?
  • 12. 
    Explain how the water cycle  is related to weather patterns and climate.