Activity: Up, Up, and Away! Part II
Directions: Write the answers beside each of the questions below and do what it says to do on your scale drawing.
- Label the fours layers of the atmosphere. Also, label the tropopause, the ionosphere, and the exosphere.
- Write the constant temperature in the stratosphere.
- Put a star in the layer where weather occurs.
- Put an X in the coldest zone.
- Put XX in the layer where satellites orbit the earth.
- Using dots, shade in the ozone layer in the stratosphere.
- Write in each layer the height at which it begins and ends.
- Put XXX where we find the jet stream.
- In the Mesophere, write how it protects the earth.
- In the Ionosphere, tell how it is useful to man.
Using the information and symbols given, put the following on your diagram at the correct
- Lightly color each layer a different color.
- A ship at sea - 0 km
- Tiros weather satellite - 600 km
- Manned Balloon - 6 km
- Jet plane - 11 km
- Mt. Everest - 9 km
- Nonpressurized plane - 4 km
- Auroras (Northern Lights) - 350 km
- Flock of Geese - 6.4 km
- Gemini Spacecraft - 300 km
- Altostratus clouds - 1.4 km
- Cirrus clouds - 10 km
- Weather rocket - 150 km
- Meteors - 80 km
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