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  1. Wind
  2. Greenhouse Effect
  3. Global Warming
  4. Psychrometer
  5. Coriolis Effect
  1. a natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and other gases
  2. b the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
  3. c an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
  4. d instrument used to measure relative humidity
  5. e The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
  2. A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
  3. created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather
  4. a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  5. Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.

5 True/False questions

  1. Anemometera gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind


  2. Maritime Tropicaldescribing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas


  3. Prevailing Windswinds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth


  4. Cold Frontthe front of an advancing mass of colder air


  5. High Air Pressurecreated when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather


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