Fab Vocab
Oceans
Weather and Climate
Scientific Method
True of False
100

A flash of light as a result of a change in energy potential

What is lightning

100

The four major oceans

What is Southern/Arctic, Pacific, Indian, Atlantic

100

One of the three stages of a thunderstorms lifecycle

What is cumulous, mature, dissipate 

100

The first step in the scientific method

What is ask a question

100

The movement of deep-water is due to density change

What is True

200

Energy transfer; to disappear

What is Dissipate

200

This causes the movement of water in the upper layer

What is waves

200

Two of the four air masses

What is continental, Maritime, Polar, and Tropical

200

The step after hypothesis 

What is experiment

200

Lack of greenhouse gases would make the Earth hot

What is False

300

An area of rapid temperature change

What is thermocline

300

Two factors that determine the density of water

What is salinity and temperature

300

Scale that is used for tornado strength

What is E/F or Fujita scale

300
When the data does not match the hypothesis, one does

What is try again

300

Tornadoes normally go Southwest to Northeast

What is true

400

The side of the mountain that is desert like

What is leeward side

400

The oceans salinity

What is 35% or 35 parts per thousand

400

The instrument used to track and locate storm cells

What is radar

400

The phrase given to help remember the scientific method

What is Queen Rachel Hopes Every Child Gaines Courage

400

A city is less likely to have flooding than a countryside

What is False

500

The slow clockwise rotation of the axis of Earth around a cone due to gravitational tugs

What is Axial Precession

500

Draw a gyre and include both temperature and directionality. 

West: warm and towards the poles

East: cold and towards the equator

500

The three Milankovitch cycles

What is eccentricity, obliquity and axial precession

500

The seven steps of the scientific method

What is Question, Research, Hypothesis, Experiment, Collect Data, Analyze/Graph, and Conclusion

500

A tropical depression comes before a tropical storm

What is True
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