Water Cycle
Wind
Fronts
Weather
Other
100

The cycle that moves water across the planet and throughout the atmosphere 

The water cycle.

100

Does HOT air have high or low pressure? 

Low Pressure.

100

A large body of air with simular proporties throughout it.

Air Mass

100
What does the "H" on a weather map stand for?
A region of high pressure.
100

What is the state change that happens during condensation? 

Gas turning to a liquid.

200
Name the 3 steps of the water cycle in order 

Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation 

200

Does COLD air have high or low pressure?

High Pressure.

200

The boundary between two air masses.

A front.

200
What is the difference between weather and climate? 

Weather is sort term (daily conditions) 

Climate is long term (average over a long time)

200

What will happen to warm air that is surrounded by cold air?

The warm air will rise.

300

List 2 types of precipitation. 

Rain, Snow, Sleet, Hail.

300

Does high or low pressure normally bring rain, clouds, and thunderstorms? 

Low Pressure.

300

Brings warmer air into an area.

Warm front.

300

What type of air does a Maritime Tropical Air mass have? 

Wet (humid) and Warm. 

300

What type of air exists in a continental polar air mass?

cold, dry air.

400

What causes a puddle of water to disappear on a hot sunny day? 

Evaporation.

400

How does wind blow?

From areas of high pressure to low pressure. 

400

What is it called when a cool air mass comes in; bringing a line of rain or thunder storms?

Cold front.

400

What is the driving force of the water cycle and most of the weather on the planet? 

The Sun.

400

The place where the Sun's rays shine at the most direct angle.

The equator.

500

What process causes clouds to form?

Condensation.

500

What are the 2 things that cause global wind patterns? 

The unequal heating of Earth, and Earths rotation. 

500

Is cool air or warm air heavier? (which one sinks?)

Cool Air.

500

List 3 things that effect weather.

Temperature, Precipitation, Air Pressure, Wind Speed/Direction, Humidity

500

The uneven heating of the Earth by the Sun results in temperature differences around the world which results in the rising and sinking of air in a circular pattern called _______________.

convection currents.

Click to zoom
M
e
n
u