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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Environmental Science
Level: Grade 6
Author: crunk
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Grade 6 Environmental Science

When Earth's surface is heated, it radiates some of the energy back into the atmosphere as infrared radiation. The energy then heats the gases in the air, which form a blanket around Earth that holds heat in the atmosphere. What is this process known as?
  1. scattering
  2. radiation
  3. greenhouse effect
  4. butterfly effect
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