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22 terms
Weather and climate 6th grade
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
ozone layer
is the blanket of gases that surrounds the Earth
lowest level of the atmosphere; begins at the Earth's surface…
second layer of the atmosphere; airplanes travel in this layer
absorbs harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun, is found in th…
atmosphere
is the blanket of gases that surrounds the Earth
troposphere
lowest level of the atmosphere; begins at the Earth's surface…
21 terms
Weather and Climate (6th grade science)
weather
weather depends on....
temperature (factor of weather dependa…
humidity
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain place or time
alot of factors
how hot or cold the air is (depends on the energy from the sun)
the amount of water vapor in the air
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain place or time
weather depends on....
alot of factors
12 terms
6th grade Science: Weather and Climate
Weather
Condensation
Relative Humidity
Latitude
Day to day changes in temperature and precipitation
It is the change of gas to liquid
When you measure the air in the dew point
Is the location where the sun hits (solar energy)
Weather
Day to day changes in temperature and precipitation
Condensation
It is the change of gas to liquid
21 terms
6th Grade Science Weather, Atmosphere, Density & Climate
Density
Formula for Density
Weather
Climate
How close the particles in something are
D = M/V
The temperature or weather conditions in one place at one time
The temperature of weather conditions in one place over a lon…
Density
How close the particles in something are
Formula for Density
D = M/V
35 terms
6th Grade Weather and Climate
climate
microclimate
precipitation
types of precipitation
long-term average weather conditions that occur in a particul…
localized climate that is different than the climate of the l…
water, in liquid or solid form, that falls from the atmosphere
rain, sleet, snow, hail
climate
long-term average weather conditions that occur in a particul…
microclimate
localized climate that is different than the climate of the l…
42 terms
Weather and Climate 6th Grade
weather
climate
continental
maritime
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
36 terms
6th grade science weather and climate chapter 1
atmosphere
air pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or mooon
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
the lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature decr…
the layer of the atmosphere that is above the troposphere and…
atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or mooon
air pressure
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
17 terms
6th Science Weather & Climate
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
36 terms
6th grade science weather and climate chapter 1
atmosphere
air pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or mooon
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
the lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature decr…
the layer of the atmosphere that is above the troposphere and…
atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or mooon
air pressure
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
15 terms
Weather and Climate 6th grade
temperature
thermal energy
conduction
convection
A measure of the average energy of motion of the particles of…
The total energy of motion in the particles of a substance
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
The transfer of heat when the warmer part of the fluid will r…
temperature
A measure of the average energy of motion of the particles of…
thermal energy
The total energy of motion in the particles of a substance
33 terms
Weather & Climate Unit Test (6th Grade Science)
Air mass
Anemometer
Atmosphere
Coriolis Effect
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
an instrument used to measure wind speed
the envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
the change that the Earth's rotation causes in the motion of…
Air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
Anemometer
an instrument used to measure wind speed
20 terms
Weather and Climate 6th Grade
Conduction-
Convection-
Radiation-
warm front
transfer of energy by collisions between the atoms in a mater…
transfer of heat that occurs when particles move between regi…
energy that is transferred by waves (p. 177)
Forms when warm air moves into an area formerly covered by co…
Conduction-
transfer of energy by collisions between the atoms in a mater…
Convection-
transfer of heat that occurs when particles move between regi…
16 terms
Climate and Weather Vocabulary Underwood 6th grade science
axis
equinox
latitude
Northern Hemisphere
An imaginary line around which an object rotates. (Earth's ax…
One of the two days of the year in which the length of the da…
A location's distance north or south of the equator... -Latitude…
The part of earth north of the Equator
axis
An imaginary line around which an object rotates. (Earth's ax…
equinox
One of the two days of the year in which the length of the da…
15 terms
Weather and climate - 6th grade
evaporation
condensation
weather
elevation
When liquid water changes into water vapor
change of state from gas to liquid
the short- term state of the atmosphere and changes everyday
The height of an object above the sea level
evaporation
When liquid water changes into water vapor
condensation
change of state from gas to liquid
17 terms
meteorology weather and climate science vocab 6th grade
weather
temperature
weather map
humidity
Conditions in the atmosphere closest to Earth
A measure of how hot or cold something is.
A map that shows recent weather conditions across a large area
The amount of water vapor in the air
weather
Conditions in the atmosphere closest to Earth
temperature
A measure of how hot or cold something is.
Mitchell 6th Grade Weather and Climate
solar energy
dense
atmosphere
evaporate
energía solar
denso
atmósfera
evaporar
solar energy
energía solar
dense
denso
36 terms
6th grade science weather and climate chapter 1
atmosphere
air pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or mooon
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
the lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature decr…
the layer of the atmosphere that is above the troposphere and…
atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or mooon
air pressure
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
38 terms
Weather & Climate 6th Grade
Climate
Factors Affecting Climate
6 Major Climate Zones
Tropical Climates
What is the average course of weather conditions for a partic…
Angle of the sun's rays, Wind, Oceans, Mountains,
Tropical climates... Steppes and deserts... Mid-latitude/Temperate…
Hot and humid... Located around the equator
Climate
What is the average course of weather conditions for a partic…
Factors Affecting Climate
Angle of the sun's rays, Wind, Oceans, Mountains,
27 terms
Wind Belts, Weather and Climate (6th grade science)
Polar Easterlies (Northern Hemisphere)
Prevailing Westerlies (Northern Hemisp…
Northeast Trade Winds
Southeast Trade Winds
Winds that blow from the east, bringing polar air masses south.
Winds that blow from west to east, these winds cause most of…
The winds that took sailors in earlier centuries from Europe…
Blowing from southeast to northeast, these winds also helped…
Polar Easterlies (Northern Hemisphere)
Winds that blow from the east, bringing polar air masses south.
Prevailing Westerlies (Northern Hemisp…
Winds that blow from west to east, these winds cause most of…
14 terms
6th grade science, currents, climates, and weather
Current
Salinity
Climate
Coriolis effect
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
The average year by year weather in a certain area over time
The effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and…
Current
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
Salinity
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
35 terms
6th Grade Weather and Climate
climate
microclimate
precipitation
types of precipitation
long-term average weather conditions that occur in a particul…
localized climate that is different than the climate of the l…
water, in liquid or solid form, that falls from the atmosphere
rain, sleet, snow, hail
climate
long-term average weather conditions that occur in a particul…
microclimate
localized climate that is different than the climate of the l…
14 terms
6th grade science, currents, climates, and weather
Current
Salinity
Climate
Coriolis effect
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
The average year by year weather in a certain area over time
The effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and…
Current
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
Salinity
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
6th grade science, currents, climates, and weather
Current
Salinity
Climate
Coriolis effect
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
The average year by year weather in a certain area over time
The effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and…
Current
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
Salinity
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
36 terms
Unit 4 6th grade Weather and Climate
Weather
The 6 elements of weather are
The 4 forms of precipitation are
Cloud
Is the condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a certain time…
Temperature, humidity, precipitation, air pressure, wind, and…
Rain. Snow. Sleet. Hail.
is a collection of small water droplets or ice crystals suspe…
Weather
Is the condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a certain time…
The 6 elements of weather are
Temperature, humidity, precipitation, air pressure, wind, and…
38 terms
Weather & Climate 6th Grade
Climate
Factors Affecting Climate
6 Major Climate Zones
Tropical Climates
What is the average course of weather conditions for a partic…
Angle of the sun's rays, Wind, Oceans, Mountains,
Tropical climates... Steppes and deserts... Mid-latitude/Temperate…
Hot and humid... Located around the equator
Climate
What is the average course of weather conditions for a partic…
Factors Affecting Climate
Angle of the sun's rays, Wind, Oceans, Mountains,
38 terms
Weather & Climate 6th Grade
Climate
Factors Affecting Climate
6 Major Climate Zones
Tropical Climates
What is the average course of weather conditions for a partic…
Angle of the sun's rays, Wind, Oceans, Mountains,
Tropical climates... Steppes and deserts... Mid-latitude/Temperate…
Hot and humid... Located around the equator
Climate
What is the average course of weather conditions for a partic…
Factors Affecting Climate
Angle of the sun's rays, Wind, Oceans, Mountains,
Weather and Climate - Ms. Golden - 6th Grade Science - Beaumont Middle School
Weather
Air mass
Front
Humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
A large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
Weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
Air mass
A large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
26 terms
6th grade science unit 2 test Weather and Climate
Windward
Leeward
Troposphere
Mesosphere
Side of Mountain where warm moist air rises
Side of mountain where dry air sinks
Where weather occurs.Differences in air pressure, humidity an…
Coldest layer. Most meteorites burn up here. Shooting stars a…
Windward
Side of Mountain where warm moist air rises
Leeward
Side of mountain where dry air sinks
22 terms
6th grade science climate
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Cryosphere
the soils of Earth. Rocky
Living things
all water on earth
A term referring to all water that is temporarily frozen in p…
Geosphere
the soils of Earth. Rocky
Biosphere
Living things
36 terms
6th Science Weather & Climate no clouds
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
17 terms
6th Science Weather & Climate no clouds
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
75 terms
6th Grade Science - Climate
Climate
Time; Climate is weather over a long p…
Altitude, Latitude, Distance from larg…
True - Altitude, Latitude, Distance fr…
What are weather conditions in a place over a long period?
What is the difference between weather and climate?
What are four things that affect climate?
True/False - Geography affects climate
Climate
What are weather conditions in a place over a long period?
Time; Climate is weather over a long p…
What is the difference between weather and climate?
11 terms
EJH 6th Science and Technology Weather and Climate Chapter 1 Section 1
Troposphere
Mesosphere
Altitude
Stratosphere
The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere.
The layer of Earth's Atmosphere immediately above the stratos…
Another word for elevation.
Layer of the atmosphere that contains the ozone.
Troposphere
The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere.
Mesosphere
The layer of Earth's Atmosphere immediately above the stratos…
17 terms
Weather and Climate - Ms. Golden - 6th Grade Science - Beaumont Middle School
Weather
Air mass
Front
Humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
A large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
Weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
Air mass
A large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
10 terms
Weather and Climate 6th grade WRMS #1
Weather
Climate
Hydrosphere
ocean current
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time
The average weather for a place over a long period of time (u…
the watery part of the earth's surface, including oceans, lak…
Masses of ocean water that flow from one place to another.
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time
Climate
The average weather for a place over a long period of time (u…
33 terms
6th grade Science Chapter 17/18 Climate Weather
What are the 4 types of air masses?
Tropical Air consist of
Polar Air consist of
Continental Air consist of
tropical, polar, continental, maritime
Hot air
cold air
Dry air
What are the 4 types of air masses?
tropical, polar, continental, maritime
Tropical Air consist of
Hot air
9 terms
Chapter 12 - Climate and Weather - 6th Grade
atmosphere
air pressure
humidity
relative humidity
The blanket of air that surrounds a planet.
the measure of force per unit area with which air particles p…
the amount of water vapor in the air
the amount od water vapor the air actually contains compared…
atmosphere
The blanket of air that surrounds a planet.
air pressure
the measure of force per unit area with which air particles p…
18 terms
meteorology weather and climate part 2 6th grade science vocab
front
cold front
warm front
stationary front
(meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the bound…
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
Blue and Red on map, no movement, big difference in air mass
front
(meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the bound…
cold front
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
8 terms
6th Grade Science - Weathering
weathering
frost wedging
river
stream
the process of breaking down rock
physical weathering that results from freezing water
a large body of water that flows into an ocean or lake
a small river
weathering
the process of breaking down rock
frost wedging
physical weathering that results from freezing water
10 terms
Weather & Climate-Eaton 6th grade
atmosphere
climate
humidity
troposphere
Layers of air surrounding the earth.
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
The amount of water vapor (moisture) in the air
Bottom layer in the atmosphere - where we live, breathe . It…
atmosphere
Layers of air surrounding the earth.
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
30 terms
6th grade weather & climate review
Ozone
infared radiation
greenhouse effect
infared radiation
What Most of earths incoming ultraviolet radiation is absorbe…
what most of the energy that heats the Earth's atmosphere is
The effect of the release of greenhouse gases into the atomos…
When heated earths surface radiates some of the energy back i…
Ozone
What Most of earths incoming ultraviolet radiation is absorbe…
infared radiation
what most of the energy that heats the Earth's atmosphere is
19 terms
Weather and climate test 6th grade
How do clouds form
Three main clouds what they look like…
4 types of air masses and where they f…
4 types of fronts including the type o…
When water vapor in the air condenses onto a solid surface, t…
Cumulus-cotton balls, fair weather, "middle cloud"... Stratus-fl…
Continental Tropical dry and warm... Maritime tropic wet and war…
Warm warm air is pushing into a cooler air mass... Cold cold air…
How do clouds form
When water vapor in the air condenses onto a solid surface, t…
Three main clouds what they look like…
Cumulus-cotton balls, fair weather, "middle cloud"... Stratus-fl…
42 terms
Science Weather 6th Grade Review
Air pressure
Precipitation
Water cycle
Cirrus
The force that a column of air or surface below it
Water in liquid or solid form that falls from the atmosphere
Natural process where H2O continually moves among bodies of H…
Wispy, 6000 miles up in atmosphere
Air pressure
The force that a column of air or surface below it
Precipitation
Water in liquid or solid form that falls from the atmosphere
Grade 4 Science Weather and Climate Vocabulary
Weather
Atmosphere
Air Pressure
Temperature
the current conditions of the atmosphere
the blanket of gases that surround Earth
the force, or weight, of air pushing on an area
how warm or cool the air is
Weather
the current conditions of the atmosphere
Atmosphere
the blanket of gases that surround Earth
11 terms
Science 6th grade climate
Weather
Climate
Latitude
Topography
The conditions of earths atmosphere at a particular time and…
Describes the weather conditions and area over a long period…
The angular distance in degrees north and south from the equa…
Surface features of an area
Weather
The conditions of earths atmosphere at a particular time and…
Climate
Describes the weather conditions and area over a long period…
53 terms
NFMS 6th Grade Weather and Climate vocabulary
climate
continental
maritime
polar
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental
type of temperate climate over land
14 terms
6th grade currents climates and weather
Current
Atmosphere
Air pressure
Altitude
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
The envelope of gasses that surrounds the earth
The pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
Elevation above sea level
Current
A large stream of moving water that flows through oceans
Atmosphere
The envelope of gasses that surrounds the earth
53 terms
NFMS 6th Grade Weather and Climate vocabulary
climate
continental
maritime
polar
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental
type of temperate climate over land
20 terms
6th Grade Weather and Climate Ch.2 Section 2& 3
wind
Anemometer
Wind-Chill Factor
local winds
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
An instrument for measuring ... speed of the wind.
A measure of cooling combining temperature and wind speed.
Winds that blow over short distances.
wind
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Anemometer
An instrument for measuring ... speed of the wind.
72 terms
6th Grade Science - Weather
Air pressure
True
Barometer
Weather
What is the force of air pushing on an area?
True/False: Air pressure happens in all directions.
What is an instrument that measures air pressure?
What is the condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a certain…
Air pressure
What is the force of air pushing on an area?
True
True/False: Air pressure happens in all directions.
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