Earth & Space Science
You get to learn the difference between weather and climate and try your skill at weather and hurricane prediction. You will also learn about the gases that make up the Earths atmosphere.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
What is the atmosphere?
~ The atmosphere is a mixture of many gases that covers the Earth.
Which element composes the largest percentage of the atmosphere?
~ Nitrogen, which accounts for 78 percent of the atmosphere, is the largest component.
What type of force is responsible for holding the atmosphere in place?
~ Gravitational force is responsible for holding the atmosphere in place.
|Approximate Time||2 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should be able to define atmosphere, gasses of atmosphere, and structure of atmosphere.|
|Course||Earth & Space Science|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||atmosphere, gasses of atmosphere, structure of atmosphere|