Earth's Atmosphere
Clouds
Weather
Miscellaneous
Vocabulary

100

The atmospheric layer where we live and breathe oxygen.
What is the troposphere?

100

wispy clouds located high in the atmosphere
What is cirrus?

100

rain, snow, sleet, and hail
What is precipitation?

100

the movement of air in the atmosphere
What is the wind?

100

Something that happens over and over again in the same way.
What is cycle?

200

Atmospheric layer in which ozone can be found.
What is the stratosphere?

200

condensed water in the atmosphere
What is cloud?

200

transferred by convection.
What is heat?

200

the study of the atmosphere and the weather
What is meteorology?

200

The scientist that studies Earth's atmosphere and weather.
What is a meteorologist?

300

Seventy-eight percent of Earth's atmosphere.
What is nitrogen?

300

low flat clouds that cover most of the sky.
What is stratus?

300

power source that drives the water cycle
What is the Sun?

300

happens when a warm front moves through an area
What is stormy weather?

300

amount of water vapor in the air
What is humidity?

400

amount of force air particles are pushing on matter
What is barometric pressure?

400

low, puffy clouds which stack on top of one another.
What is cumulus?

400

factors that affect air pressure
What is temperature, water vapor, and altitude?

400

when water vapor condenses
What is air temperature cools?

400

The basis or criteria used when dividing the Earth's atmosphere into layers.
What is temperature, composition, and density?

500

the boundary between two different air masses
What is a front?

500

This cloud can produce heavy rains, thunderstorms, hail, and possible tornadoes.
What is cumulonimbus?

500

anemometer
What is the instrument that measures air speed?

500

weather patterns over long periods of time as determined by analyzing temperature and precipitation
What is climate?

500

Process by which a solid become a gas without becoming a liquid.
What is sublimation?