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

100

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

100

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

100

The cutting down of trees.
What is deforestation?

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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