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10.17: Atmospheric Processes- Challenge 3

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  • 1. Stratospheric ozone filters out ___.
    all UVC rays, most UVB rays, and some UVA rays
    2. The highest energy ultraviolet is ___, and the lowest energy ultraviolet is ___.
    UVC; UVA
    3. A heated iron is pressed against a shirt, warming it. Which type of energy transfer is occurring?
    4. In the process of ___, substances in direct contact transfer thermal energy from areas of high energy to areas of low energy.
    5. Solar energy coming through space is transferred by ___.
    6. In regions where the Sun's rays hit the earth's surface at an angle, solar energy ___ and climate is ___.
    spreads out; cool
    7. ___ is the major movement of air in the atmosphere.
    Atmospheric circulation
    8. Which pole receives sunlight 24 hours a day in December?
    South Pole
    9. Use of CFCs, burning of fossil fuels, and growth in the cattle industry all contribute to the rise of ___ in the atmosphere.
    greenhouse gases
    10. CFCs do not occur ___ and are the result of ___.
    naturally; human activity
    11. Nitrogen oxide, a greenhouse gas, is produced mostly by ___.
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