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To be taken in: “Earth's surface absorbed the heat energy from the Sun.”
Coriolis effect
The observed fact that objects above Earth move to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere.
The ability to do work.
Greenhouse gas
An airborne gas such as CO2 that traps energy from the sun in the atmosphere, increasing the temperature.
The study of atmosphere and weather.
Energy transmitted in the form of rays or waves.
When a wave hits an object, it moves in another direction.
A graphic representation of Earth's surface showing locations and elevations.
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Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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