Climate Climate II Human-Environment Interaction Human-Environment Interaction II Miscellaneous

100

What is climate?
Long-term weather conditions are called this.

100

What is tundra?
Antarctica is located in this type of biome.

100

What is deforestation?
The cutting down of trees.

100

What is acid rain?
This is created when chemicals mixes with precipitation.

100

What is precipitation?
Rain, snow and sleet are examples of this.

200

What is temperature?
Weather refers to changes in wind speed, precipitation and changes in this.

200

What is west?
Winds in the Dakotas generally blow from this direction.

200

What is ecosystem or habitat?
These are the surroundings in which animals live.

200

What is smog?
This is a mix of smoke and chemicals.

200

What is erosion?
This is when water, wind and ice move away weathered rock.

300

What is humid?
This is the term to describe conditions when there is a lot of water in the air.

300

What is the rain shadow effect?
This is when a mountain blocks precipitation from one side of a mountain, making it dry.

300

What is irrigation?
The process farmers use to collect and distribute water.

300

What is biodiversity?
The variety of plants and animals on Earth.

300

What are tectonic plates?
When these come together and rub against each other, earthquakes are created.

400

What is Arid?
This is the term to describe the air when it is very dry.

400

What is El Nino?
Every few years, this weather pattern creates severe storms in North America.

400

What is coal, oil or natural gas?
Burning these resources leads to the greenhouse effect.

400

What is the ozone layer?
This prevents from all the sun's rays from reaching the Earth.

400

What is evaporation?
This is the name for the process in which water changes back to gas.

500

What are typhooms?
Destructive storms on the eastern Pacific Ocean are called this.

500

What are the tropics?
Winds carry warm waters from this climate zone on the globe to western Europe.

500

What the water level of the oceans?
This will continue to rise if global warming continues.

500

What is because of blacktop and stone buildings that trap heat from the sun's rays?
Cities are usually warmer than the country because of one of these reasons.

500

What is Australia?
This is the least populated continent, other than Antarctica.

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