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6th Grade Ch 1 - 20 Questions Game

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6th Grade Ch 1 - 20 Questions Game

  1. 1. Twenty Questions 6 th grade Chapter 1 The Atmosphere
  2. 2. Twenty Questions 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is the condition of the Earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place? </li></ul><ul><li>weather </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is the layer of gases that surrounds the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>atmosphere </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere? </li></ul><ul><li>nitrogen </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4. What is water in the form of gas? <ul><li>water vapor </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two? </li></ul><ul><li>ozone </li></ul>
  8. 8. 6. When fuels such as coal and gasoline are burned, they release ____. <ul><li>carbon dioxide </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What is most air pollution the result of __________ ? </li></ul><ul><li>burning fossil fuels </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What layer of the atmosphere does the aurora borealis occur? </li></ul><ul><li>ionosphere </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>How are the four main layers of the atmosphere classified? </li></ul><ul><li>according to changes in temperature </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Air pressure _________ as altitude increases. </li></ul><ul><li>decreases </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>What is the outer layer of the atmosphere? </li></ul><ul><li>exosphere </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>What layer of the atmosphere is divided into 2 layers? Name the 2 layers. </li></ul><ul><li>Thermosphere </li></ul><ul><li>ionosphere </li></ul><ul><li>exosphere </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>layer of the atmosphere where most meteoroids burn up </li></ul><ul><li>mesosphere </li></ul>
  16. 16. 14. Layer where weather occurs <ul><li>troposphere </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>The coldest layer of the atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>mesosphere </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>elevation, or distance above sea level </li></ul><ul><li>altitude </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Instrument used to measure changes in air pressure </li></ul><ul><li>barometer </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>2 common units used to measure air pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Inches </li></ul><ul><li>Millibars </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>The result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area </li></ul><ul><li>air pressure </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Communication satellites orbit Earth in this layer of the atmosphere. </li></ul><ul><li>exosphere </li></ul>

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