Objectives:
Define the terms atmosphere and air.
Identify the main gases that make up the atmosphere.
Identify the five layers of the atmosphere.
Define the term isothermal layer.
Explain where the ozone layer is located in the atmosphere and what function is performs.
Describe the characteristics of the ionosphere.


Key Terms:
Atmosphere
Air
Permanent gases
Variable gases
Water vapor
Troposphere
Isothermal layer
Stratosphere
Temperature inversion
Ozone layer
Ultraviolet radiation
Ions
Solar radiation

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