ENVS1 Conditions for Life on Earth

ENVS1 Conditions for Life on Earth Key words from the AQA website

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All the gases that surround the Earth
Atmosphere
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A protein molecule that controls biohemical reactions
Enzyme
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The crust and upper mantle
Lithosphere
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The water of the Earth, in solid, liquid and gas states
Hydroshpere
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The splitting of a substance by light
Photolysis
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The amount of energy gained or lost for a particular temperature rise
Specific Heat Capacity
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An organism that lives under unusually hot conditions
Thermophile
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The layer in the Stratosphere with most naturally occurring ozone
Ozone Layer
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High energy, short wavelength electromagnetic radiation
Ultraviolet Light
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Gas that absorbs infra red energy emitted by the Earth
Greenhouse Gas
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The evaporation of water from leaf stomata
Transpiration
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All the living organisms on the Earth
Biosphere
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A protein molecule that controls biohemical reactions

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Enzyme

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The crust and upper mantle

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The water of the Earth, in solid, liquid and gas states

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The splitting of a substance by light

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