Oceans
Atomosphere
Climate
Currents
Wild Card
100

 A giant pattern of moving water that spans whole oceans and moves water.

what is a gyre

100

To move an object from one place to another.

what is transfer

100

The scientific word for the weather patterns over a long period of time?

What is climate

100

Surface currents are mainly caused by

What is the wind

100

What is made up of land and water

What is surface or Earth's surface

200

What heats the Earth's oceans?

What is the Sun

200

this gets heated up before the atmosphere 

what is land and water

200

This person studies weather patterns over a long period of time

what is a climatologist

200

These cause a current to change direction

what is continents

200

Heat transfer always goes from

what is warm to cold

300

the scientific word for a process in which deep cold water rises toward the surface

what is upwelling

300

Winds are strong enough to push ocean currents

what are prevailing winds

300

Which two factors determine the climate in a particular region?


what is air temperature and precipitation

300

Energy is transferred from the ocean to the air when the ocean is warmer and from air to ocean when the air is

what is warmer

300

A climate pattern where water near the equator gets warmer than usual and affects the weather around the world.

what is El Nino

400

The word is ocean current what is the definition

What is ocean water flowing in a continuous path

400

mixture of gases or air that surrounds a planet

what is atmosphere

400

Long term prevailing weather conditions at a particular place upon records taken

what is climate

400

What are two factors that the ocean currents rely upon

What is tide, wind, temperature, and waves

400

Which location receives the most direct sunlight all year

what is the equator

500

makes things (like planes or currents of air) traveling long distances around the Earth appear to move at a curve as opposed to a straight line

what is the Coreolis effect

500

Warming of the sea surface temperature in the eastern tropical pacific ocean.

what is El Nino

500

Currents release thermal energy, which can affect a location's

what is climate/air temperature

500

The warm, strong current off the coast of Florida

what is the Gulf Stream

500

Area of the stratosphere where ozone is highly concentrated

what is the ozone layer

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