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Unit 1 science Leila
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Population
Community
scientist use this set of guidelines when performing experime…
educated guess-written as a statement.
animals of the same species living in the same area.
a group of different populations living in an area.
Scientific Method
scientist use this set of guidelines when performing experime…
Hypothesis
educated guess-written as a statement.
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Science Unit 4 DNA-LEILA-leila
Adenine (A)
Amino Acid
Cancer
Chromatin
Part of a nuclear base, always pared with T (thymine)
Amino acids are biologically important organic compounds cont…
the result uncontrolled cell division
a substance within the nucleus that contains DNA and proteins
Adenine (A)
Part of a nuclear base, always pared with T (thymine)
Amino Acid
Amino acids are biologically important organic compounds cont…
20 terms
Leila BC Science 6
cell
organism
photosynthesis
characteristics of all living things
the basic unit of life
a living thing that has at least one cell
the process that plants use carbon dioxide to make food
exchange gases, made of cells, use energy, grow, reproduce an…
cell
the basic unit of life
organism
a living thing that has at least one cell
Science Period 6 Leila Deakins
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Skeleton
Cartilage
is made up of bones and cartilage that form the frame work of…
includes the muscles that help you move, and muscles that hel…
All humans have a stiff inner skeleton made of bone and hard.
Flexible tissue
Skeletal System
is made up of bones and cartilage that form the frame work of…
Muscular System
includes the muscles that help you move, and muscles that hel…
136 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
142 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology - 2016
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
Science meteorology
Climate
Weather
Sun
Atmosphere
Includes all conditions that describe weather conditions in a…
Refers to the state of atmosphere in a specific place at a sp…
Heats the earth and atmosphere unevenly
Troposphere earth's surface... Constant components (Same in any…
Climate
Includes all conditions that describe weather conditions in a…
Weather
Refers to the state of atmosphere in a specific place at a sp…
science - meteorology
weather
Climate
Air mass
Source Region
Short term variations
Long term variations
a large area of air that has uniform temperature, humidity, a…
area over which an air mass forms... *meaning.. where the weath…
weather
Short term variations
Climate
Long term variations
42 terms
SCIENCE; meteorology
warm front
cold front
orographic lifting
temperature inversion
warm front
cold front
Science (Meteorology)
Atmosphere
Aeolian Plankton
Atmospheric Dust
Nitrogen Cycle
Mixture of gases that surround the planet; Held in place by g…
Small organisms floating in atmosphere, spore, insect eggs, b…
Solid particles in the atmosphere
Process where Nitrogen is recycled from atmosphere to soil an…
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surround the planet; Held in place by g…
Aeolian Plankton
Small organisms floating in atmosphere, spore, insect eggs, b…
Science Meteorology
Precipitation
Fahrenheit
Celcius
wind vane
water in any form that falls to the Earth
..., A temperature scale with the freezing point of water 32…
Metric Standard for Temperature
tells us which direction the wind is blowing from
Precipitation
water in any form that falls to the Earth
Fahrenheit
..., A temperature scale with the freezing point of water 32…
36 terms
Science: Meteorology
Meteorology
Hydro Meteors
Litho meteors
Weather
The study of weather
Rain, Snow, Sleet, And Hail
Smoke, Haze, Dust, and Other types of particles
Short term
Meteorology
The study of weather
Hydro Meteors
Rain, Snow, Sleet, And Hail
Science: Meteorology
Air Mass
Atmosphere
Isobar
Jet Stream
large volume of air that has the characteristics of the area…
blanket of gases surrounding Earth that contains about 78 per…
line on a weather map connecting areas of equal pressure
narrow wind band that occurs above large temperature contrast…
Air Mass
large volume of air that has the characteristics of the area…
Atmosphere
blanket of gases surrounding Earth that contains about 78 per…
136 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
70 terms
Science meteorology
Climate
Weather
5 Principal factors
Sun
Includes all conditions that describe weather conditions in a…
Refers to the state of atmosphere in a specific place at a sp…
Sun... Gravity... Thermodynamics... Earth's spin... Earth's features
Heats the earth and atmosphere unevenly
Climate
Includes all conditions that describe weather conditions in a…
Weather
Refers to the state of atmosphere in a specific place at a sp…
22 terms
Science Meteorology
Albedo
High Albedo
Low Albedo
Latitude
Reflectivity of an object
Light color, high reflectivity, low absorption, brings in coo…
Dark in color, low reflectivity, high absorption, brings in h…
"Angle of isolations"
Albedo
Reflectivity of an object
High Albedo
Light color, high reflectivity, low absorption, brings in coo…
Science: Meteorology
anemometer
atmosphere
barometer
convection
a tool for measuring the speed of wind
the gases surrounding the the earth or another planet
tool for measuring an atmospheres pressure
the movement caused by hotter airs rising and colder air lowe…
anemometer
a tool for measuring the speed of wind
atmosphere
the gases surrounding the the earth or another planet
135 terms
HRA Science Olympiad Meteorology
air mass
continental polar (cP)
microburst
continental tropical (cT)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
sudden downward burst of wind from the base of a thunderstorm…
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter -war…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
Meteorology Science
Atmosphere
Seasons
Blizzard
Flood
It is a layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material…
It is a division of the year, marked by changes in weather, e…
It is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained wi…
It is an overflow of water that submerges land which is usual…
Atmosphere
It is a layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material…
Seasons
It is a division of the year, marked by changes in weather, e…
28 terms
Science Meteorology
Weather
Air mass
Source Regions
Front
The state of the atmosphere at the place and time
Large body of air in the lower troposphere that has similar t…
MT (Maritime)-Moist and Tropical... CT (Continental Tropical)- D…
Boundary between 2 air masses
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at the place and time
Air mass
Large body of air in the lower troposphere that has similar t…
60 terms
Science Meteorology
Meteorology
current state of the atmosphere (inclu…
climate
T
Study of atmospheric phenomena (such as fog, clouds, snow, ra…
What is weather?
_________ describes the average weather over a long period of…
T/F... Meteorology, weather, and climate are related
Meteorology
Study of atmospheric phenomena (such as fog, clouds, snow, ra…
current state of the atmosphere (inclu…
What is weather?
Science meteorology
Atmosphere
Layers of the atmosphere
Ozone layer
Atmosphere pressure
A thin layer of air that forms a proctective covering around…
5 layers from the surface of the earth up: ... - troposphere- wh…
-Made of 0 3 (ozone)... - absorbs UV radiation that comes from t…
Force exerted on the earth by the pull of gravity on the atmo…
Atmosphere
A thin layer of air that forms a proctective covering around…
Layers of the atmosphere
5 layers from the surface of the earth up: ... - troposphere- wh…
68 terms
meteorology science
air pressure
anticyclone
climate
cold front
weight of the atmosphere pressure down on earth
weather system with high atmospheric pressure
weather conditions prevailing in area in long periods
leading edge of a cooler mass of air
air pressure
weight of the atmosphere pressure down on earth
anticyclone
weather system with high atmospheric pressure
40 terms
Science meteorology
Density of object as it cools
Density of object as it heats
Atmosphere
Air pressure
...
...
...
...
Density of object as it cools
...
Density of object as it heats
...
Science: Meteorology
Biosphere
Continental Climate
El Niño
Global Warming
Everything organic, including plants, animals, and humans
Climate with little direct ocean influence and steep temp gra…
A warming of the Pacific Ocean every 3-5 years, which dramati…
Increased atmospheric heating from activities such as fossil…
Biosphere
Everything organic, including plants, animals, and humans
Continental Climate
Climate with little direct ocean influence and steep temp gra…
12 terms
Science meteorology
Meteorology
Weather
Climate
Continental tropical
The study of weather and atmospheric phenomena.
The current State of the atmosphere. Day to day or week to we…
Long term variations in weather for particular area 30+ years.
Warm and dry cT
Meteorology
The study of weather and atmospheric phenomena.
Weather
The current State of the atmosphere. Day to day or week to we…
31 terms
Science: Meteorology
Makes up 78% of Earth's atmosphere
Makes up 21% of Earth's atmosphere
Makes up 1% of Earth's atmosphere
Liquid and solid water that comes from…
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Other Gases
Precipitation
Makes up 78% of Earth's atmosphere
Nitrogen
Makes up 21% of Earth's atmosphere
Oxygen
43 terms
science meteorology
weather
climate
what are the six causes of weather?
how much of the suns total radiation d…
day to day changes in troposphere in terms of air pressure, a…
average weather conditions over a long period of time for one…
1) energy received from the sun... 2) rotation (24 hours)... 3) var…
one part in two billion/ about 47%
weather
day to day changes in troposphere in terms of air pressure, a…
climate
average weather conditions over a long period of time for one…
Science: Meteorology
Dew Point
The early atmosphere
Current atmosphere
Clouds
The temperature when the air is saturated with water
Mostly CO2, and little O2
21% oxygen, 78% nitrogen, ad 1% trace gases
Form when rising air is formed at or below the dew point and…
Dew Point
The temperature when the air is saturated with water
The early atmosphere
Mostly CO2, and little O2
104 terms
Meteorology - Science Olympiad 2016 DAVIS
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
34 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology 2016
Hook Echo
Station Plot
Pressure Tendencies
Gust Front
A hooked projection on RADAR or satellite that implies air ci…
A diagram marking the weather in an area.
The change in pressure, generally over a period of three hours.
Leading edge of a thunderstorm's downdraft.
Hook Echo
A hooked projection on RADAR or satellite that implies air ci…
Station Plot
A diagram marking the weather in an area.
36 terms
Science: meteorology
Meteorology
Weather
Climate
Why does the earth not get too hot at…
The study of atmospheric phenomena
The current, short term state of the atmosphere
The long-term variation in weather for a particular area (ave…
Air currents and ocean convection currents constantly move th…
Meteorology
The study of atmospheric phenomena
Weather
The current, short term state of the atmosphere
Science Meteorology
Barometer
Hygrometer (Psychrometer)
Layers of the atmosphere
What layer of the atmosphere is Weathe…
Measures Barometric preasure (air preasure)
Measures relative humidity
1. Exosphere ... 2. Thermosphere ... 3. Mesosphere ... 4. Stratosphere…
Troposphere
Barometer
Measures Barometric preasure (air preasure)
Hygrometer (Psychrometer)
Measures relative humidity
100 terms
SCIENCE - Meteorology
Air pressure
Altitude
Aneroid barometer
Barometer
The result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on a…
The distance above sea level
Instrument that measures changes in air pressure without usin…
Any instrument that measures changes in air pressure
Air pressure
The result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on a…
Altitude
The distance above sea level
8 terms
science meteorology
what is weather like near the coasts?
what kind of temperatures do large bod…
which is more dense low pressure or hi…
how are winds determined
locations near the coast will have milder winters and cooler…
large bodies of water emit extreme temperatures
high pressure
on pressure gradients where are isobars are closer togther th…
what is weather like near the coasts?
locations near the coast will have milder winters and cooler…
what kind of temperatures do large bod…
large bodies of water emit extreme temperatures
16 terms
Science: Meteorology
What occurs in the Thermosphere?
What occurs in the Mesosphere?
What occurs in the Stratosphere?
What occurs in the Troposphere?
-Exosphere: outer layer- merges with space. Satellites orbit…
Fewer molecules here. Coldest layer. Meteoroids burn up here.
Contains the ozone (O3) layer which helps trap heat and filte…
"Weather Layer" contains the most has molecules of the layers.
What occurs in the Thermosphere?
-Exosphere: outer layer- merges with space. Satellites orbit…
What occurs in the Mesosphere?
Fewer molecules here. Coldest layer. Meteoroids burn up here.
Science Meteorology
What causes our weather?
Isothermos
Isobars
What layer has satellites?
The sun
Lines connecting points of equal temperature
Lines connecting points of equal pressure
Thermosphere
What causes our weather?
The sun
Isothermos
Lines connecting points of equal temperature
31 terms
Earth Science: Meteorology
Winds Blow...
What direction does weather move in?
High Pressure
Low Pressure
From High to low.
WENE (west to east then northeast)
Low Temp, Low Humidity... Clockwise, out
High Temp, High Humidity... Counterclockwise, in`
Winds Blow...
From High to low.
What direction does weather move in?
WENE (west to east then northeast)
16 terms
Science Meteorology
How does the curvature of the earth af…
At what rates do different surfaces ab…
How does the tilt of the earth's axis…
What does cold air tend to do in our a…
Because the heat spreads out and focuses on the equator.
The soil heats up and cools faster than water.
When the axis has your hemisphere pointing toward the sun the…
Push down on the earth
How does the curvature of the earth af…
Because the heat spreads out and focuses on the equator.
At what rates do different surfaces ab…
The soil heats up and cools faster than water.
Science Meteorology
Gradient
G=
A mathematical expression of the change in a field value betw…
Change in field value ... distance
Gradient
A mathematical expression of the change in a field value betw…
G=
Change in field value ... distance
Meteorology Science Olympiad
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
142 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology - 2016
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
142 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology - 2016
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
13 terms
Science Meteorology
meteorology
atmosphere
Nitrogen 78 percent... oxygen 21 percent…
first layer of the atmosphere
the study of the atmosphere
the blanket of gases that surrounds our planet.
composition of the atmosphere
troposphere
meteorology
the study of the atmosphere
atmosphere
the blanket of gases that surrounds our planet.
142 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology - 2016
air mass
continental polar (cP)
continental tropical (cT)
maritime polar (mP)
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
unstable, warm, dry air mass that forms over land... Winter - wa…
unstable cold, moist air mass that forms over cold oceans--…
air mass
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
continental polar (cP)
cold, dry stable air mass that forms over land
Science Meteorology
climate
weather
greenhouse effect
electromagnetic spectrum
the average weather conditions in a place over many years... ex:…
a specific event or condition that happens over a period of h…
the process by which gases hold heat in the air
...
climate
the average weather conditions in a place over many years... ex:…
weather
a specific event or condition that happens over a period of h…
14 terms
science meteorology
atmosphere
Aeolian plankton
atmospheric dust
nitrogen cycle
a mixture of gases that surrounds the earth. they are held by…
small organisms that flout in the atmosphere. (tiny spiders,…
solid particles in the atmosphere.
recycled nitrogen from the atmosphere to the soil and back in…
atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds the earth. they are held by…
Aeolian plankton
small organisms that flout in the atmosphere. (tiny spiders,…
Science Meteorology
air pressure
forecast
weather
front
the force that air puts on an area.
to analyze weather data and make an educated guess about weat…
the properties of the atmosphere at a given time and location
in weather, the boundaries between two masses of air with dif…
air pressure
the force that air puts on an area.
forecast
to analyze weather data and make an educated guess about weat…
Science meteorology
Humidity
Air pressure
Conduction
Convection
The amount of water vapor in our atmospere at any given time…
The pressure exerted on a surface by the weight of the atmosp…
The transfer of thermal heat from direct contact
Thermal energy in transferred in our atmosphere
Humidity
The amount of water vapor in our atmospere at any given time…
Air pressure
The pressure exerted on a surface by the weight of the atmosp…
science : meteorology
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
the blanket of gases that sourrounds earth
means "life." called the 'weather layer.'
strong winds. clear & dry
means 'middle.' coldest layer
atmosphere
the blanket of gases that sourrounds earth
troposphere
means "life." called the 'weather layer.'
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