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 Hayden Weber - Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 2:51 PM
 

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The energy given off by the sun increses the motion of the molecules which means they are heating up..

Radiation heats up the molecules in the air heats them up by rays.

conduction transfers between molecules when contact which heats up the molecules.