The Atmosphere on Earth


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The atmosphere on Earth, by way of global warming, is changing mainly as a result of:

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1. Air is:

2. Most of air today is composed of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, test your understanding of our past and current atmosphere. The questions will ask about the composition of our air, how the atmosphere has changed, and what actions are negatively affecting it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Understand what factors are changing Earth's atmosphere
  • Give the definition for air
  • Detail what our air is made of
  • Name the process that raised the levels of oxygen on Earth
  • List what Earth's ancient atmosphere mostly consisted of

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Earth's atmosphere
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the composition of Earth's air
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact of human activity on Earth's atmosphere

Additional Learning

To learn more about Earth's atmosphere, review the accompanying lesson called The Atmosphere on Earth. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what Earth's ancient atmosphere was like and how it changed throughout time
  • Understand what the ozone layer is and how it protects us
  • Discuss global warming and the greenhouse effect
  • Explain how human caused pollution affects our atmosphere