7.1: Importance of the Atmosphere Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition atmosphere Layer of gases that surrounds a planet. photosynthesis Process in which plants produce simple sugars (food energy) from carbon dioxide, water, and energy from sunlight; photosynthesis uses carbon dioxide and releases oxygen. sound Energy that travels through a medium that we can hear. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description The atmosphere provides many important functions for Earth. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Importance of the Atmosphere Difficulty Level: Basic Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: atmosphere greenhouse gases Ozone (1 more) SCI.ESC.612.L.2 Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.612 (Importance of the Atmosphere) Grades: 6 , 7 Date Created: Jan 04, 2013 Last Modified: Aug 29, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.