Layers of the Atmosphere
Weather Vocabulary
Weather vs. Climate
Climate Zones
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100

What is the first layer of the atmosphere?

This layer is closest to Earth. 

Troposphere


100

The amount of water vapor in the air is... 

a. temperature 

b. atmosphere

c. humidity

c. humidity 


100

What is the definition of weather?

Weather is the atmospheric conditions at a specific time. 

100

What happens to the temperature as you get closer to the equator?


The temperature gets warmer. It gets more hot. 

100

When water hits the earth it is called?

a. clouds

b. wind

c. rainfall

c. rainfall

200

What layer of the atmosphere is mainly made of ozone?

Stratosphere 


200

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

a. atmospheric pressure

b. wind

c. humidity 

a. atmospheric pressure 

200

What is the definition of climate?

Climate is the weather conditions over 30 years

200

Can you point to the cold zones?



200

What is the word that describes the height above sea level? 


a. altitude

b. latitude

a. altitude 

300

What layer of the atmosphere is in between the stratosphere and thermosphere? 

Mesosphere 


300

What is the word that describes the total amount of thermal energy?


Temperature

300
Is this weather or climate?


Today is sunny and warm. 

Weather 

300

What climate zone is Spain in?

a. cold zone

b. temperate zone

c. warm zone


b. temperate zone 

300

What is word that describes the distance from the equator?

a. latitude 

b. altitude 

latitude 

400

What layer of the atmosphere is where weather occurs?

Troposphere 

400
What are examples of precipitation?


a. sunshine and wind

b. liquid water, hail or snow 

c. high temperatures and humidity 

b. liquid water, hail, or snow 


400
Is this weather or climate?


In the past 30 years, Seville has been warm and sunny. 

Climate 


400

In the warm zone are temperatures high or low?


temperatures are high 

400

Which weather phenomena is this?


thunder and lightning

500

What are three layers of the atmosphere where it is impossible to breathe?

mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere 

500

What is the tool to measure precipitation?


pluviometer

500

Is this weather or climate?


Right now, it is thundering and lightning outside. 

Weather


500

Which one is a characteristic of the cold zone?

a. high temperatures

b. different seasons

c. winter for almost the whole year

c. winter for almost the whole year 

500

What happens to the temperature the higher up you are?


the temperature goes down. 

it gets colder. 

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