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  • Insolation and the Seasons Topic 6 Created by P. Bordas MS, CCC-SLP Remember to wait for the vocabulary word to pop up at the end! Can you guess it before it comes up?
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  • Solar Radiation and Insolation
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  • Insolation The portion of the suns output of electromagnetic radiation that is received by Earth at the outermost part of our atmosphere (INcoming SOLar radiATION) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insolation
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  • Ozone A form of oxygen gas that absorbes nearly all ultraviolet radiation in Earths upper atmosphere http://ipy.nasa.gov/multimedia/m000000/m000000/m000001/160657main_OZONE_large_web.png
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  • Angle of Incidence The angle at which the insolation strikes Earths surface http://content.answers.com/main/content/img/oxford/Oxford_Sports/0199210896.angle-of-incidence.1.jpg
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  • Transpiration A process by which plants release water vapor into the atmosphere as part of their life functions http://www.fijiaquifer.com/images/Transpiration.jpg
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  • Greenhouse Gases Carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, and other gases in the atmosphere http://www.umich.edu/~gs265/society/greenhouseeffectexplained.gif
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  • Global Warming An increase in average Earth temperatures http://ruby.fgcu.edu/courses/twimberley/EnviroPhilo/GlobalWarming.jpg
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  • Heat Budget and Climate Change
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  • Heat Budget The result of the balance between the total amount of energy an object receives and the total energy it emits or loses http://www.geography.hunter.cuny.edu/~tbw/wc.notes/2.heating.earth.surface/images/earth.atm.heat.budget.jpg
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  • Ice ages Periods when glaciers advanced into the middle latitudes caused by shifts in heat balance http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/files/imagecache/news/files/news/20081113_ice_age.jpg
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  • El Nino A warming event that occurs every 2 to 10 years in. The normally cold waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean, off western South America, are replaced with a vast area of warmer waters ://www.junglephotos.com/galapagos/satimages/othe rsatimages/elnino.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.junglep hotos.com/galapagos/satimages/othersatimages/elni no.shtml&usg=__8K2ayh1m1DZm9GQzR6ViDb5Y D0w=&h=480&w=640&sz=30&hl=en&start=4&um=1 &itbs=1&tbnid=cv5vCcX6NoXviM:&tbnh=103&tbnw =137&prev=/images%3Fq%3Del%2Bnino%26hl%3 Den%26safe%3Dactive%26rlz%3D1T4GZAZ_enUS 316US317%26um%3D1

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