Air that moves horizontally.
Puffy clouds that appear to rise from a flat bottom
Layer closest to Earth's surface
Any form of water particles that fall to the Earth. Example: snow, sleet, or rain
A comparison of how much water vapor is in the air and how much the air can hold.
Amount of water vapor in the air.
A wind that blows from the sea toward the land.
Accordian like metal can with most of the air removed.
Air pressure is measured with this.
Blanket like layers.
Wind curving to the right or left depending on the hemisphere.
Changing of a liquid into a gas. Example: Sun warming the water.
Force put on a given area.
The angle at which sunlight strikes Earth.
A cloud at ground level.
What the atmosphere is like at any given place. Some examples of weather are 1) Air Pressure, 2)Temperature, 3) Wind, and 4) Clouds.
Changing of a gas into a liquid. For example: Water droplets outside a glass.
Air that surrounds Earth. For example: Thermosphere is a layer of the atmosphere.
Blows from land to water. Example: Air over land cools more quickly than land over water.
Part of the atmosphere that moves in a circular pattern because of unequal heating and cooling.
Featherly like clouds formed out of ice crystals.
Water in form of a gas.
A line on a map connecting places with equal air pressure.
1) Angles of insolation, 2) Time of Day, 3) Color, and 4) Texture of surfaces, altitude, and water.
Name 4 factors that affect temperatures on Earth.
The Coriolis Effect and large convection cells cause winds and pressure zones around the globe.
What produces global wind patterns?
1) Wind to produce electricity, 2) Sail boats, 3) Pump water, 3) Turn windmills or turbines, 4) Fly kites and gliders, 5) Keep cool
Name 5 ways that people can use of the wind.