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  1. Humidity
  2. Stratus cloud
  3. Atmosphere
  4. Precipitation
  5. Climate
  1. a Thick layer that forms a blanket over land.
    Little sunlight shines through, appear gray, produce rain or snow, fog is a stratus cloud that's close to the Earth
  2. b water returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)
  3. c The average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
  4. d blanket of air that surrounds the Earth
  5. e The amount of water vapor in the air

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
  2. Air pressure, air moisture, temperature, air movement
  3. Place where two air masses meet
  4. the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
  5. layer of the atmosphere closest to the Earth where most weather occurs, conditions change quickly, contains water & gases

5 True/False Questions

  1. Things that affect climateTemperature & precipitation


  2. Windair movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south


  3. ThermometerA wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind


  4. ForecastPlace where two air masses meet


  5. Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earthcause the change of seasons


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