Ms. Campbell's Weather Study Guide
Terms in this set (19)
A tool used to measure air pressure
A tool used to measure wind direction. The arrow points to show where the wind is coming from, so if the arrow is pointing north that means the wind is traveling from the north to south (the opposite direction).
A scientist who studies weather and the atmosphere
A tool used for measuring temperature. Temperature can be measured in degrees Fahrenheit and degrees Celsius.
The amount of heat present. The temperature of an object can be effected if it is in the sun versus the shade, and depending on what color it is and what material it is made out of.
The amount of water vapor in the air
The movement of air over Earth's surface
The movement of water from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back again
Water that falls from the atmosphere to Earth
The average weather in a place over many years
The state of the Earth's atmosphere. Weather changes constantly.
White, feathery, wispy curls high in the sky.
Low, layered, grayish-white clouds that can cover the whole sky, making it appear dreary. They usually produce rain.
Seen on a sunny day. They are white, puffy, or billowy heaps. The tops often look like cauliflower.
The process when matter changes from a liquid to a gas.
The process when water vapor changes to liquid water forming water droplets.
An instrument that measures wind speed.
where water (precipitation) gathers
Water that falls from our atmosphere to earth