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INSC 201
MIDTERM EXAM
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Energy! Lecture 1
Earth is approximately 4.6 billion years old
Homo sapiens approximately 200,000 years old
o Proven due to velocity of celestial bodies, micro-waves/radiation released once
uierse eae trasparet evidence for age of universe
History of the Earth
The atmosphere is mostly molecular oxygen
o Molecular oxygen has magnetic moment which prevents it from interacting qute
as quickly
Photosynthesis
o Key- in order to convert abundance of carbon dioxide into oxygen
Structure of Earth
Approximate circumference of Earth= 40,000 km
o 1.6km= 1mi
Earth’s ier ore oposed or iro
Earth’s ageti field protets fro solar ids
o the continuous flow of charged particles from the sun that permeates the solar
system
Temperature of Earth
Earth’s teperature has haged aout 30°C over the past few billion years
o Where it has usually been warmer than present temperatures
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o A temperature change of 1°C= 1.8°F
Concentration of carbon dioxide= 400 parts/million
Today atmosphere is approx.. 80% nitrogen/20% oxygen
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