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Name the 4 main layered

Troposphere, Stratosphere, mesosphere, and thermosphere...

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What layer do we live in?

The troposphere

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What layer does earths weather occur in?

The troposphere

3

What layer is the 2nd layer above earth?

The stratosphere

4

What layer is the ozone layer?

The Stratosphere

5

What is the ozone layer?

The ozone layer protects earths living things from dangerous sun rays

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What layer is the 3rd layer above earth?

The Mesosphere

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What layer protects Earths surface from being hit by meteoroids?

The mesosphere

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T or F
As you move up through the layers the temperature drops and it becomes very cold?

T

9

What is the outermost layer above earth?

The Thermosphere

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T or F
Thermo means heat?

T

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What are the 2 layers inside the Thermosphere

Ionosphere and exosphere

12

T or F
Ions are not electrically charged particles

F. They are electrically charged particles

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What layer in the Troposphere is the outer layer?

The exosphere. Exo means outer

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T or F
The ionosphere is the inner layer of the thermosphere.

T

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T or F
The thermosphere has no definite limits and it blends in with outer space

T

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T or F
The atmosphere is HEAVY!!

T

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T or F
Air pressure is the result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area

T