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A body of rock that stores undergroundwater.

Aquifer

100

A tool to measure wind speed.

Anemometer 

100

A boundary where a cold air mass slides under a warm air mass.

Cold Front

100

The movement of water between Earth's surface and the air is called the ______ cycle?

Water

100

Which is the energy source that drives the water cycle?

Sun

200

The mixture of gases that surround Earth.

Atmosphere 

200

The amount of water vapor in the air.

Humidity

200

Weather instrument used to measure changes in air pressure.

Barometer 

200

As you climb a mountain, the temperature becomes ______.

Cooler

200

Which two gases make up almost all of the atmosphere? 

Nitrogen & Oxygen

300

Water located within the gaps of rocks below Earth's surface.

Groundwater 

300

The weight of the atmosphere pressing down on Earth.

Air Pressure

300

The boundary between two air masses with different temperatures. 

Front

300

What makes up a cloud?

- Tiny droplets of water/ice

- Dust/Dirt

300

What weather does a warm front typically bring?

- Light rain

- Warm temperatures 

400

Water that doesn't soak into the ground; flows across Earth's surface.

Runoff

400

The process of a gas changing to a liquid.

Condensation

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A boundary where a warm air mass slides up and over a cold air mass.

Warm Front

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What are the three types of clouds?

1. Cumulus

2. Cirrus

3. Stratus 

400

What weather does a cumulus cloud bring?

- White/puffy

- Form on hot/sunny days

- Can develop into stormy cumulonimbus clouds

500

The process of a liquid changing into a gas.

Evaporation

500

Water in the atmosphere that falls to Earth.

Precipitation

500

Large body of air that has the same temperature/humidity throughout.

Air Mass

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What weather does a cirrus cloud bring?

- Thin, cold

- Made of ice crystals

- Very long and wispy

* High in the sky

* Cold weather

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What weather does a stratus cloud bring?

- Cover the sky like a sheet

- Thick/wet may produce light rain/snow

- Fog is a stratus cloud on the ground

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