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The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a given time and place
What is weather?
100
Days are hotter at the equator than at the poles because...
What is more direct sunlight?
100

What effect causes the winds in the Northern Hemisphere to curve clockwise?

What is Coriolis effect?

100

True or False Hot molecules move faster than cold molecules

What is True?

100

The space occupied by material.

What is volume?

200
A person who studies weather
What is meteorologist?
200
Major source of energy that drives weather
What is SUNNNNNN?
200

Moving air

What is wind?

200
Why is there more hours of sunlight in June than in December?
What is Earth's axis is titled 23.5 degrees. In June the title is towards the sun, so there is longer days in the Northern Hemisphere.
200
The amount of matter that makes up an object
What is mass?
300
Layer of gases surrounding Earth
What is atmosphere?
300

What global winds are located closest to the equator?

What is the Trade winds
300
A large body of air with the same temperature and moisture content throughout is called
What is air mass?
300

The 3 methods of heat transfer.

What are convection, conduction, and radiation?

300

High pressure movement to areas of low pressure

What is wind?

400

The long term weather conditions of an area over many years

Climate

400

Most the Earth's water is located here.

What is the ocean?

400

A boundary that separates air masses with different moisture content and temperatures

What is a weather front?

400
Which of these are not fresh water? Fresh water-does not have salt Rain Seas Snow Hair Oceans Clouds Frost
What is Seas and oceans?
400

Greenhouse gases trap heat on Earth and make Earth warmer

What is the greenhouse effect?

500

Solar energy (heat) is transferred to the Earth through this type of heat transfer. 

What is Radiation?

500

True or False Air moves from lower pressure to higher pressure.

What is False?

500

How convection currents work.

What is the transfer of heat through movement of fluid when heat rises and cold sinks

500

Earth's atmosphere is mostly what gas

What is nitrogen?

500

The temperature of the atmosphere as more carbon dioxide goes into the air

What is it increases?

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