Planets
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Space Potpourri

100

The two planets that rotate backwards on their axes: a. Mercury and Venus b. Mercury and Mars c. Earth and Mars d. Venus and Uranus
What are Venus and Uranus?

100

The moon phase where we can see the entire lighted side of the moon?
What Full Moon?

100

What drives the water cycle.
What is the sun?

100

The total amount of water vapor that the air can hold.
What is absolute humidity?

100

A boundary between two air masses of different temperatures.
What is a front?

200

The directional pattern that weather patterns move. a. west to east b. east to west c. north to south d. south to north
What is west to east?

200

The more thermal energy something has, the ________ the molecules move.
What is faster?

200

When water moves from the liquid state to the gaseous state?
What is evaporation?

200

The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time.
What is relative humidity?

200

This determines how far from the equator a location is.
What is latitude?

300

The type of weather associated with High Barometric Pressure.
What is nice weather (sunny and fair)?

300

The less thermal energy something has, the _________ the molecules move.
What is slower?

300

When water goes from the solid state to the liquid state.
What is melting?

300

The number on the Beaufort scale that relates to when leaves start to move.
What is 3?

300

When the northern hemisphere receives direct sunlight on June 21st, the northern hemisphere experiences this season.
What is summer?

400

The type of weather associated with Low Barometric Pressure.
What is bad weather (rainy, clouds)?

400

The material that heats up the fastest Choices: Sand, soil, water.
What is sand?

400

When water droplets come together to form clouds because there has been a decrease in temperature.
What is condensation?

400

When warm air is less dense and cool air is more dense, it starts this process.
What is wind?

400

The name of the meterological instrument to measure the wind.
What is an anemometer?

500

The four things that cause the weather: a. wind, temperature, clothing, and pressure. b. wind, temperature, pressure, humidity c. wind, temperature, climate, rain d. wind, temperature, pressure, climate
What is b (wind, temperature, pressure, and humidity)?

500

The material that heats up the slowest. Choices: Sand, soil, water.
What is water?

500

The part of the water cycle when clouds become too full and rain, snow, sleet or hail are released.
What is precipitation?

500

The place where water is stored in a frozen state?
What is a glacier?

500

Besides receiving direct/indirect light, this is the other cause of the seasons.
What is the tilt of the earth (23.5 degrees)?