air
clouds
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measuring weather
water cycle

100

A large body of air with about the same temperature and humidity.
What is air mass?

100

This is what forms clouds.
What is water vapor?

100

Darker surfaces absorb heat more _____ than lighter surfaces.
What is quickly?

100

A tool used for measuring temperature.
What is a thermometer?

100

The process in which water turns to water vapor.
What is evaporation?

200

The weight of the air on the Earth's surface.
What is air pressure?

200

I am dome shaped with a flat bottom and I am formed by tiny water droplets.
What are cumulus clouds?

200

When air temperature increases, the mercury in a thermometer ________
What is expands?

200

A tool used for measuring air pressure.
What is a barometer?

200

The process in which water vapor cools and can form clouds.
What is condensation?

300

The type of air that forms low pressure.
What is warm air?

300

When you see me you will know that rain or snow is on the way.
What are stratus clouds?

300

Sunlight passes through the ____ and heats the ____ of the Earth.
What is air and surface?

300

A tool used to measure exact wind speed.
What is an anemometer?

300

The process when water falls from the sky.
What is precipitation?

400

The type of air that forms high pressure.
What is cool air?

400

I am formed by ice crystals and have a wispy, featherlike appearance.
What are cirrus clouds?

400

This type of surface would absorb the most heat.
What is a sidewalk?

400

A tool used to show the direction the wind is blowing.
What is a wind vane?

400

This heats the Earth's surface.
What is sunlight?

500

When going higher above the Earth's surface, the air pressure will be less or more?
What is less?

500

I am very low and I blanket or cover the sky. You can expect fair weather when you see me.
What are stratus clouds?

500

A tool used to measure the moisture in the air.
What is a hygrometer?

500

Bonus: The time of day when the air temperature is the warmest and why.
What is late afternoon because the direct sunlight has been heating the Earth's surface of a period of time?