Is the atmosphere divided into different layers?

 

Like the three layers found inside the Earth (crust, mantle, and core), the atmosphere around the Earth also has layers: troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources

 

 

"Science for Kids: Earth's Atmosphere." Ducksters. Jan. 2013. Web. 30 Jan. 2013.  <http://www.ducksters.com/science/atmosphere.php>.

 

 

“The Layers of Our Atmosphere.” Kids Geo.com. 2013. Web. 17 Feb 2013. <http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0046-layers-of-the-atmosphere.php>.