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By Robert Gardner

Learn approximately barometers, humidity, snowflakes, and extra with the nice climate technological know-how experiments during this e-book. Authors Robert Gardner and Salvatore Tocci consultant readers via their top climate technological know-how experiments utilizing full-color illustrations. Many experiments contain principles for a student's technology reasonable.

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Put one glass in a warm, open place (on a radiator might be a good location). Put another in a cool, but not freezing, open place (near a window in the wintertime would be good). Leave the third one at room temperature. Place the fourth near the third, but cover it with a small plate or saucer. The fifth glass should be placed in front of an electric fan. Mark the water levels in each glass over a period of several days. Which glass seemed to lose the most water? Which one lost none? What effect did temperature have on the water lost?

In a moving car you could open a window and let the air flow over you. All these ways of getting cool involve moving air. Is moving air really cooler than still air? To find out, place a thermometer in a room. After a few minutes record the temperature. Now place a fan in front of the thermometer. Does the temperature go up, down, or remain the same? Is moving air cooler than still air? Swimming is another way to get cool on a hot day. In fact, when you get out of the water and stand in a breeze, you may feel cold and start to shiver.

It absorbs much of the ultraviolet light in sunlight. ) The stratosphere reaches to about 50 km (30 mi) from the ground. After the stratosphere, we enter the mesosphere. Here the temperature falls again from -5ºC (23ºF) to -90ºC (-130ºF), and the altitude increases to 80 km (50 mi). Finally, in the thermosphere, at the top of Earth’s atmosphere, the temperature rises again from -90ºC to -35ºC (-31ºF) at an altitude of about 110 km (70 mi). Although temperatures rise and fall as we ascend into the atmosphere, air pressure continues to fall the higher into the atmosphere we go.

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