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Atmosphere of Earth

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Layers Of Atmosphere | The Dr. Binocs Show | Educational Videos For Kids

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The Atmosphere for kids - Layers of the Earth - Science for Kids

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Layers of the Atmosphere | What is Atmosphere | Video for Kids

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What If Earth Suddenly Lost Its Atmosphere?

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NASA ScienceCasts: Understanding the Outer Reaches of Earth's Atmosphere

The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that surrounds the planet Earth and is retained by Earth's gravity. The atmosphere of Earth protects life on Earth by creating pressure allowing for liquid water to exist on the Earth's surface, absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation, warming the surface through heat retention, and reducing temperature extremes between day and night.
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    • Composition 

    • Stratification 

    • Physical properties 

    • Optical properties 

    • Evolution of Earth's atmosphere 

    • Images from space