Extended Response Questions for Test

Describe how the gas molecules in the atmosphere are heated by radiation and conduction.

 
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Describe how the gas molecules in the atmosphere are heated by radiation and conduction.
by Camden Miller - Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 8:34 AM
 

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The suns rays make contact with the earth and conduction takes place.

Then the heat from the Earth reradiates into the atmosphere.

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Re: Describe how the gas molecules in the atmosphere are heated by radiation and conduction.
by Ben Gericke - Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 8:37 AM
 

Part of taking a test is you showing me hat you know.  You will need to explain what conduction means and what happens when it occurs. (Molecules, energy transfer etc)

 

Same thing with reradiation.

 

Just using the terms does not tell me what you know.