Earth's Atmosphere
Clouds
Weather
Miscellaneous
Vocabulary
100
The atmospheric layer where we live and breathe oxygen.
What is the troposphere?
100
wispy clouds located high in the atmosphere
What is cirrus?
100
rain, snow, sleet, and hail
What is precipitation?
100
the movement of air in the atmosphere
What is the wind?
100
Something that happens over and over again in the same way.
What is cycle?
200
Atmospheric layer in which ozone can be found.
What is the stratosphere?
200
condensed water in the atmosphere
What is cloud?
200
transferred by convection.
What is heat?
200
the study of the atmosphere and the weather
What is meteorology?
200
The scientist that studies Earth's atmosphere and weather.
What is a meteorologist?
300
Seventy-eight percent of Earth's atmosphere.
What is nitrogen?
300
low flat clouds that cover most of the sky.
What is stratus?
300
power source that drives the water cycle
What is the Sun?
300
happens when a warm front moves through an area
What is stormy weather?
300
amount of water vapor in the air
What is humidity?
400
amount of force air particles are pushing on matter
What is barometric pressure?
400
low, puffy clouds which stack on top of one another.
What is cumulus?
400
factors that affect air pressure
What is temperature, water vapor, and altitude?
400
when water vapor condenses
What is air temperature cools?
400
The basis or criteria used when dividing the Earth's atmosphere into layers.
What is temperature, composition, and density?
500
the boundary between two different air masses
What is a front?
500
This cloud can produce heavy rains, thunderstorms, hail, and possible tornadoes.
What is cumulonimbus?
500
anemometer
What is the instrument that measures air speed?
500
weather patterns over long periods of time as determined by analyzing temperature and precipitation
What is climate?
500
Process by which a solid become a gas without becoming a liquid.
What is sublimation?
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