Ocean Related
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100

 A giant pattern of moving water that spans whole oceans and moves water.

what is a gyre

100

To move an object from one place to another.

what is transfer

100

The imaginary line that divides Earth into the two hemispheres

what is the equator

100

The scientific word for the weather patterns over a long period of time?

What is climate

100

What has the ability to make things move or change

What is energy

200

A climate pattern where water near the equator gets warmer than usual and affects the weather around the world.

What is El Nino

200

this gets heated up before the atmosphere 

what is land and water

200

What continent do we live on

what is North America

200

the scientific word for things that relate to the sun

what is solar
200

This giant pattern of water is almost as big as whole oceans

what is a gyre

300

the scientific word for a process in which deep cold water rises toward the surface

what is upwelling

300

Winds are strong enough to push ocean currents

what are prevailing winds

300

any of Earth’s main continuous areas of land, such as Africa, Asia, and North America.

what is a continent

300

The word is temperature what is the definition

What is a measure of how hot or cold something is

300

This is NJ's approximate latitude

what is 40 degrees north

400

The word is ocean current what is the definition

What is ocean water flowing in a continuous path

400

this is what prevailing winds can carry 

what is energy/heat
400

These two invisible lines go vertical and horizontal around the Earth

what are longitude and latitude

400

This person studies weather patterns over a long period of time

what is a climatologist

400

this is the number of siblings that Mr. O'Donnell has 

what is 'two'

500

this is the path that energy/heat from the Sun takes to warm our atmosphere

what is: transfers to the land/water, then transfers to the air above the surface

500

these are the two main gases in our atmosphere

what are nitrogen and oxygen

500

this is why Antarctica can be sunny but freezing

what is indirect energy from the sun

500

this is what Mrs. McClafferty went to college to study

what is marine biology

500

this is the color of a polar bear

what is black 

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