Layers of the Atmosphere
Winds
Weather
Vocabulary
Climate zones
Air Masses and Fronts
100

Layer of the atmosphere where weather occurs. Humans live here.

What is the troposphere?

100

Winds that spread across the entire planet.

What are planetary winds?

100

The state of the atmosphere.

What is weather?

100

The imaginary lines that run through the earth's poles.

What is longitude?

100

Large body of air containing the same humidity and temperature.

what is an air mass?

200

This is the warmest and most intense in temperature of all the atmospheres.

What is thermosphere?

200

Causes the winds to move in a curved path due to earths rotation.

What is the Coriolis Effect?

200

The amount of force exerted over a surface area

Who is air pressure?

200

The imaginary lines that are used to create climate zones.

What is latitude?

200

When to air masses meet and are not strong enough to move the other.

What is a stationary front?

300

The layer that allows atoms and other molecules to enter space.

What is Exosphere?

300

Winds that blow in a specific area?

What are local winds?

300

Air in motion

What is wind?

300

The climate zone that runs from 60 degree to 90 degrees latitude.

What is a polar climate zone?

300

What is a cold and dry air mass called?

What is continental polar?

400

The layer that absorbs little radiation and is stuck in the middle of all the layers.

What is Mesopshere?

400

True or False:

Wind blows towards high pressure systems?

What is False?  Away

400

The average motion of molecules

What is temperature?

400

Area across the earth that describes weather from the equator to 30 degrees north or south.

What is tropical climate zone?

400

This often create loud thunderstorms.

What is a cold front?

500

The layer containing the OZONE.

What is Stratopshere?

500

What are the three types of planetary winds

What are trade winds, westerlies, easterlies?

500

The weather of a place over a long time

What is climate?

500

The temperature in this area ranges from 30 degrees to 60 degrees latitude.

What is a temperate climate zone?

500

This air mass is described as warm and moist. 

What is maritime tropical?

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