Weather vs. Climate
Precipitation & Clouds
Climate Change & Greenhouse Effect
Reasons for the Seasons & Trivia
Key Vocabulary
100

It is really hot out today

What is weather

100

Ice that falls from the sky, often in round shapes.

What is hail?

100
2 Greenhouse gases

What are methane and CO2?

100

Where is the sun located at noon?

90 degree angle to Earth or directly above 

100

A measure of the amount of moisture in the air

What is humidity?

200

The average amount of precipitation has increased over the past 30 years

What is climate?

200

A low cloud characterized by its layer-like appearance

What is a stratus cloud?

200

Human actions that impact climate

driving, electricity, factories, farming, fossil fuels, deforestation, and more

200

A fabric to keep you dry on a rainy day

What is vinyl?

200

Refers to the mass of something compared to its volume.

What is density?

300

The dessert is always very hot and dry

What is climate?

300

A cloud characterized by thin, wispy strands

What is a cirrus cloud?

300

What does the greenhouse effect do to Earth?

It warms the Earth by trapping greenhouse gases.

300

A fabric to wear to keep you warm on a cold day

What is wool?

300

A group of moving air

What is wind?

400
We have had a very cold winter this year!

What is weather?

400

The 4 stages of the water cycle

What are precipitation, collection, evaporation, and condensation?

400

The rise in global temperature is sometimes called this

What is global warming?

400

The time of day where the sun's rays are most concentrated

What is 12 pm (noon)?

400

the jacket of gases that surrounds Earth

What is the atmosphere?

500

It has been  +30 degrees all week

What is weather?

500

A cloud characterized by a flat base and a fluffy appearance

What is a cumulus cloud?

500

Ways we know climate change is happening

Sea level rise, extreme weather conditions, desertification, increased precipitation

500
Water freezes at this temperature

What is 0 degrees Celcius?

500

Refers to something being taken in or soaked up by an object

What is absorption?

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