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Science Lesson 3

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oxygen
a colorless, odorless, gaseous element constituting about one-fifth of the volume of the atmosphere and present in a combined state in nature.
nitrogen
a colorless, odorless, gaseous element that constitutes about four-fifths of the volume of the atmosphere and is present in combined form in animal and vegetable tissues, especially in proteins:
barometer
any instrument that measures atmospheric pressure.
temperature
a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value
air pressure
the force exerted by air, whether compressed on any surface in contact with it
thermometer
an instrument for measuring temperature
Weather
the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc.
meteorologist
the study of the earth's atmosphere, esp of weather-forming processes and weather forecasting
atmosphere
the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth; the air.