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Heating the Earth

The major cause of weather is the uneven heating of the Earth's surface.

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The Earth is heated unevenly by the sun because, .

 

Another reason why it is heated unevenly is because,

The uneven heating of the earth is the major cause of

Most weather occurs in the lowest layer of the atmosphere called the

 

The most abundant gas in our atmosphere is

Heat from the sun reaches the Earth by radiation. There are three different ways heat can be transferred.

Conduction ............................Convection...........................Radiation

An example of heat transfer through conduction is

An example of heat transfer through convection is

An example of heat transfer through radiation is

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