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In what layer of the atmosphere do we fly kites (and weather occurs)?
We fly kites in the troposphere, closest to the earth and where weather occurs
How does water vapor become liquid water?
Water vapor becomes ,liquid water by condensing as it cools and forming a cloud
Which parts of the earth have the lowest temperature?
The parts of the earth that have the lowest temp. are the North and South Poles
What words describe weather?
Words describing weather are cold, foggy, warm, sunny, rainy, and snowy
What kind of weather is caused by HIGH pressure?
High air pressure causes it to be clear outside. (none or very little clouds)
What happens during evaporation?
During evaporation, liquid water changes to a gas called water vapor
What is a thermometer used for?
A thermometer is used for measuring how hot or
cold something is
What kind of precipitation do we get if it is 23 degrees F?
The precipitation that we get at 23 degrees F is snow
What kind of clothing do you wear when it is 85 degrees F?
When it is 85 degrees F, you should wear light summer clothes
What can cause your ears to pop when you move upward in a plane?
Your ears pop when you go up in a plane because of the change in air pressure
What is a barometer?
A barometer is a device that measures air pressure
How does the water cycle work?
The water cycle is when water moves from land to the atmosphere continually
What is air pressure?
Air pressure is the atmosphere pressing down on the earth's surface
What is condensation?
Condensation is when water vapor(gas form) changes back to a liquid
What does low pressure mean on a weather map?
Low pressure on the weather map means a possible rain or storm is coming
Name types of precipitation.
Types of precipitation are rain, sleet, hail, and snow
Why do farmers watch the weather forecast?
Farmers watch the weather forecast so they know when to plant, harvest, and protect crops from storms
What layers of the atmosphere does a weather balloon go through?
A weather balloon goes through the troposphere and stays in the jet stream of the stratosphere
How can ocean water be changed to fresh drinking water?
Ocean water can be evaporated and the water collected as it condenses. The salt is left
What does high pressure mean on the weather map?
High pressure on the weather map means clear and fair weather
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