What causes weather?
Temperature and Pressure
Wind and Humidity
Clouds and Precipitation
Miscellaneous Vocabulary
100
All weather can be traced to the effect of the Sun's energy on this....
What is the atmosphere?
100
Temperature can be measured in two scales called...
What is Celsius and Fahrenheit?
100
A weather instrument that tells you from which direction wind is coming from.
What is a wind vane?
100
Water changing to gas is called....
What is evaporation?
100
A puffy cloud.
What is a cumulus cloud?
200
Between warm air and cold air, I am the one that is lighter.
What is warm air?
200
I am the most common instrument to measure air temperature.
What is a thermometer?
200
A weather instrument that measure the speed at which the wind is moving.
What is an anemometer?
200
Any form of water falling from the sky.
What is precipitation?
200
How cold the air feels because of the wind.
What is the wind chill?
300
When water is in the form of a gas, it is known as....
What is water vapor?
300
Air temperature should be measured in the sun, or in the shade?
What is the shade?
300
The amount of water vapor in the air.
What is humidity?
300
When water vapor rises into the atmosphere, it cools. The water vapor then changes back into tiny water drops. This process is called
What is condensation?
300
A scientist who studies the weather.
What is a meteorologist?
400
Warm, moist air rises through the atmosphere and then cools. When it cools, this forms.
What is a cloud?
400
Air pressure gets greater, or lessens, as you gain in altitude?
What is lessens?
400
The name for the instrument used to measure humidity?
What is a hygrometer?
400
Water on Earth moves in a ____________ that never stops.
What is a cycle?
400
A low, layered cloud.
What is a stratus cloud?
500
The name for the ocean of air that surrounds the Earth.
What is the atmosphere?
500
The instrument used to measure air pressure
What is a barometer?
500
Air near the coast feels more or less humid than air near a stream?
What is more humid?
500
Water can have three forms....
What is liquid, soild, or gas?
500
The state of the atmosphere at a certain place and time.
What is weather?
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