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 Kaige Royal - Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 11:51 AM
 

 vocab. 26, 28. pages 32,34

the sun lets off ratiant energy (radiation) which travels through space and hits the

ground so the molucules in the ground start to move faster  and eventually

makes the molucules right above the ground (Gas molucules) start too move faster

to make heat.

 

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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, 12:08 PM
 

2/4...how does conduction ad reradiation work in this process?