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?