8 terms

Air Pressure (Pkt. 3 List 1)

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Air Pressure
The weight of the air or atmosphere; a cause of weather. (high pressure= good weather/ low pressure= bad weather)
Atmosphere
The thin layer of air surrounding the Earth; consists of oxygen, nitrogen, and other gasses
Climate
The average condition of the weather at a place usually over a period of years; consists of temperature, wind, and precipitation
Humidity
The amount of moisture in the atmosphere
Front
In weather, the boundary between two air masses (EX: cold front, warm front, stationary front)
Weather
The state of the atmosphere with respect to temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, and moisture at a certain place and time
Wind
The movement of air around the Earth; caused by the uneven heating of Earth's surface
Water Cycle
The process by which water is renewed and reused on earth (evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and accumulation/collection)

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