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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.
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
47 terms
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…
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
33 terms
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…
16 terms
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
10 terms
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…
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…
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
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
33 terms
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…
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…
24 terms
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
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…
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…
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?
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…
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
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
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
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.
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
23 terms
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…
20 terms
Science Meteorology
meteorology
meteorologists
anemometer
wind vane
branch of science concerned with the process and phenomena of…
men and women who predict the weather by looking at data and…
indicates a change in atmospheric flow patterns
also known as a weather vane and indicates direction of the w…
meteorology
branch of science concerned with the process and phenomena of…
meteorologists
men and women who predict the weather by looking at data and…
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
...
22 terms
science (meteorology)
weather
climate
relative humidity
dew point
conditions in the atmosphere ... -short term
yearly average of weather ... -long term
-compared to what the air is capable of holding ... -cold air ho…
the temp at which air is holding the max amount of water vapo…
weather
conditions in the atmosphere ... -short term
climate
yearly average of weather ... -long term
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…
16 terms
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…
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
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)
68 terms
Meteorology Science Olympiad Vocabulary
Layers of the atmosphere
Troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
0-17 km above Earth's surface, site of weather, organisms, co…
2nd layer of atmosphere; extends from 10 to 30 miles up; loca…
the region of the earth's atmosphere above the stratosphere a…
Layers of the atmosphere
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
Troposphere
0-17 km above Earth's surface, site of weather, organisms, co…
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
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
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
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
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.
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
30 terms
Science Olympiad Meteorology!
cumulus
cumulus
cumulus
cumulonimbus
cumulus
cumulus
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.
8 terms
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…
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
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.'
9 terms
Meteorology- Science
List the four major gases that compose…
describe the three ways energy is tran…
explain the greenhouse effect
explain how specific heat and albedo e…
carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen
conduction: transfer of heat energy through the collision of…
earths surface absorbs the visible light and some UV light it…
the higher specific heat the more energy it takes to heat up…
List the four major gases that compose…
carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen
describe the three ways energy is tran…
conduction: transfer of heat energy through the collision of…
16 terms
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…
43 terms
Science Meteorology
Air
Air pressure
Antarctic
Arctic
the part of the atmosphere closest to Earth; the part of the…
the force that air puts on an area
having to do with continent of Antarctica or the area around…
winter temperatures average about 30 degrees below zero Fahre…
Air
the part of the atmosphere closest to Earth; the part of the…
Air pressure
the force that air puts on an area
14 terms
Meteorology Science
weather
water cycle
humidity
relative humidity
temperature, wind chill, humidity, and heat
water table, Evaporation, solar energy, condensation, precipi…
the basis of weather on earth is water
the amount of moisture in the air relative to the amount of m…
weather
temperature, wind chill, humidity, and heat
water cycle
water table, Evaporation, solar energy, condensation, precipi…
25 terms
Science meteorology
Weather
Hurricane
Storm surge
Eye wall
The condition of the atmosphere at given place and time
Wind exceeding 74mph and a tropical cyclone
Dome of water
Donut shape surrounding the eye worst partying storm
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at given place and time
Hurricane
Wind exceeding 74mph and a tropical cyclone
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