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Tangischools 8th Grade Science Unit 3 Ch. 13 Lesson 1

8th Grade Science Chapter 13 Lesson 1 Vocabulary
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air pressure
the pressure that a column of air exerts on the air or surface below it
dew point
temperature at which air near the ground becomes fully saturated with water
humidity
amount of water vapor in
the air
kinetic energy
the energy an object has due to its motion
precipitation
water, in liquid or solid form, that falls from the atmosphere
relative humidity
amount of water vapor present in the air relative to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can contain at that
temperature
variable
a quantity that can change
water cycle
a series of natural
processes in which water
continually moves among oceans,
land, and the atmosphere
weather
atmospheric conditions of
a certain place at a certain time