Vocabulary
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The daily condition of the atmosphere at a specific time and place.

What is the weather

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Measures the amount of heat in the atmosphere.

What is the thermometer?

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The amount of heat in the surrounding air.

What is temeprature?

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This symbol means that 1/4 of the sky is covered with clouds. Another name for it is...         

What is fair?

100

Drying clothes and agricultural produce.

What are ways to use the sunshine?

200

The study of weather.

What is meteorology?

200

Measures the speed of the wind.

What is the anemometer?

200

Air in motion.

What is wind?

200

This is a vitamin that we get from the sun.

What is vitamin D?

200

Rain, snow, temperature, wind, sunshine, hail, fog, sleet

What are the elements of weather?

300

An account of the weather.

What is the weather report?

300

Measure the amount of rain that has fallen.

What is the rain gauge?

300

Water that falls in droplets from the clouds.

What is rainfall?

300

Ageing of the skin, skin cancer, cataracts, heatstroke, heat exposure.

What are the negative effects of the sun?

300

Serge Island in St. Thomas, Passley Gardens in Portland and The Norman Manley International Airport

What are weather stations in Jamaica?

400

Water droplets that are close to or on the ground.

What is fog?

400

Tells the direction from which the wind is blowing.

What is the wind vane?

400

The amount of clouds in the sky.

What is cloud cover?

400

Reduce the amount of time spent in the sun, wear sunblock or sunscreen, long-sleeved clothing and sunglasses.

What are ways of protecting yourself from sun exposure?

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No clouds are visible.

What is a sunny day?

500

A prediction of the weather in the future, usually only a few days ahead.

What is the weather forecast?

500

Scientist who studies weather.

Who is a meteorologist?

500

Heat and light from the sun.

What is sunshine?

500

Energy that is received directly from the sun.

What is solar energy?

500

Blanket of air that surrounds planet Earth.

What is the atmosphere?

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