preston

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rantrilli
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preston
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2011-01-04 17:38:07
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  1. What is the suns energy called?
    Radiation
  2. what is the suns energy transformed into when it reaches earth?
    Heat
  3. light to heat or heat to light
    light to heat
  4. what are the three things that determins the amount of energy that hitts the earths surface?
    tilt, rotation, revolution
  5. what prevents the energy from escaping earth?
    carbon dioxide
  6. what happends to a molecul when its heated
    it expands, becomes lighter and rizzes up
  7. what is weather?
    condition of the atmosphere over a short period of time
  8. meterology
    the study of weather
  9. temperature
    measurement of heat
  10. thermograph
    instrument that measures the temp over a long time
  11. isotherm
    limes on a temp map

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