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How many hours of daylight does the Equator ALWAYS have?
12 hours
The lower the altitude of the Sun, the ______ the shadow
longer
At NOON in the Northern Hemisphere the shadow always points in which direction?
NORTH
Whats evidence for rotaion?
FOUCAULT PENDULUM
What does the Coriolis Effect do?
Deflects wind to the right in the Northern Hemisphere
When is the Earth closer to the Sun?
WINTER!
The closer the planet is to the Sun the ________ it orbits
FASTER
Define Geocentric
Earth centered universe
Define Heliocentric
Sun centered universe
Black _____, White________
(reflect or absorb)
black absorbs
white reflects
Define Conduction
Solids in Contact (Molecular Collisions)
Define Convection
Circulating currents due to density differences in liquids and gases
What is Radiation?
Through space
(EX:ULTRA VIOLET, LIGHT)
Energy moves from ____to _____ temp
high to low
As humidity increases air pressure _______
decreases