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the burning of materials

nitrogen cycle

the repeated movement of carbon through the environment in different forms

carbon cycle

the repeated movement of carbon through the environment in different forms


the changing of a gas to liquid


water that falls from clouds as rain, snow, sleet or hail


the changing of a liquid to a gas(water vapor)


a boundary between two large bodies of air with different terperatures, amounts of water vapor and pressure

Dopplar radar

a computer that detects precipitation and how wind affects its movement


a person who reports and forecasts weather conditions


the average weather conditions over a long time


the height above sea level


a measure of how far a place is from the equator


an instrument that measures atmospheric (air) pressure used in forecasting weather

water vapor

water in the form of gas in the air


the process of ice turning directly into water vapor without turning into water first


take in carbon dioxide and releases oxygen(in the oxygen cycle)


take in oxygen and release carbon dioxide(in the carbon cycle)

In what three states can water exist

Water can exist in the state of water(liquid), ice(solid) and water vapor(gas)

Four steps of the water cycle include the following

evaporation, condensation, precipitation and runoff

Four factors that affect the steps of the water cycle are

temperature, air pressure, wind and elevation of the land

What are some different paths that the water cycle can follow

Condensation can form clouds but it can also form dew

Sublimation causes the forming of frost on surfaces instead of the ice melting first and becoming liquid water

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