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Science: Chapter 10- Weather
The hottest parts of Earth are the are…
The coldest parts of the Earth are the…
The angle of the Sun's rays is the cau…
Where does the word "insolation" come…
the equator
the North and South poles
equator; poles
incoming solar radiation
The hottest parts of Earth are the are…
the equator
The coldest parts of the Earth are the…
the North and South poles
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Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary Weather and Climate
barometer
anemometer
wind vane
water cycle
tool used to measure air pressure
tool used to measure wind speed
tool used to show wind direction
movement of water from the Earth's surface to its atmosphere…
barometer
tool used to measure air pressure
anemometer
tool used to measure wind speed
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Science: Chapter 10- Weather
The hottest parts of Earth are the are…
The coldest parts of the Earth are the…
The angle of the Sun's rays is the cau…
Where does the word "insolation" come…
the equator
the North and South poles
equator; poles
incoming solar radiation
The hottest parts of Earth are the are…
the equator
The coldest parts of the Earth are the…
the North and South poles
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Weather Chapter 10 Science
weather
atmosphere
heat, water, and wind
absorbs
is the condition of the air.
the layer of air that surrounds the earth.
three main elements that make the weather.
soaks up.
weather
is the condition of the air.
atmosphere
the layer of air that surrounds the earth.
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Science: Chapter 10 Weather
atmosphere
air pressure
relative humidity
front
The layers of air that surround Earth
The weight of a volume of air pressing down on a unit of area
The ratio of the actual amount of water vapor in air to the t…
The boundary between two air masses that collide
atmosphere
The layers of air that surround Earth
air pressure
The weight of a volume of air pressing down on a unit of area
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Science: Chapter 10- Weather
Anemometer
Stratosphere
Climate
Cirrus
Weather tool that measures wind speed
Layer of the atmosphere where gets fly through and contains t…
The average weather of a particular part of the world at diff…
Name for a wispy cloud
Anemometer
Weather tool that measures wind speed
Stratosphere
Layer of the atmosphere where gets fly through and contains t…
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Science - Chapter 10 Weather
insolation
atmosphere
troposphere
air pressure
the amount of the Sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given…
the air that surrounds the Earth
the layer closest to the Earth's surface; all the moisture an…
the force put on a given area by the weight of the air above;…
insolation
the amount of the Sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given…
atmosphere
the air that surrounds the Earth
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Science Chapter 10 Earth's Weather Patterns
The layers of air that surround Earth…
The boundary between two air masses th…
The average of all weather conditions…
The force of the weight of air pressin…
atmosphere
front
climate
air pressure
The layers of air that surround Earth…
atmosphere
The boundary between two air masses th…
front
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Science chapter 10: what is weather
Air Pressure
Relative humidity
Front
Climate
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of area.
A comparison of the actual amount of water vapor in the air t…
The boundary between two air masses that collide.
The average of all weather conditions in an area over a perio…
Air Pressure
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of area.
Relative humidity
A comparison of the actual amount of water vapor in the air t…
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5th & 6th Science Chapter 10 Earth's Weather Patterns
The layers of air that surround Earth…
The boundary between two air masses th…
The average of all weather conditions…
The force of the weight of air pressin…
atmosphere
front
climate
air pressure
The layers of air that surround Earth…
atmosphere
The boundary between two air masses th…
front
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Science Chapter 10 weathering
Abrasion
Soil texture
Soil conservation
Erosion
is the grinding and wearing away rock surfaces by mechanical…
is soil quality
ensures that fertile soil is left on the ground to plant crops
the wearing away of soil
Abrasion
is the grinding and wearing away rock surfaces by mechanical…
Soil texture
is soil quality
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6th Science Chapter 10 Weathering and Soil
mechanical weathering
erosion
parent rock
humus
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means,…
the process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity TRANSPORTS…
a rock formation that is the source of soil
the dark, organic material formed in soil from the decayed re…
mechanical weathering
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means,…
erosion
the process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity TRANSPORTS…
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Science Chapter 10 Weather Conditions
Weather
Climate
Far from the equator and ocean
Many years
What the air like in the place and the single moment
Pattern of weather in a place over many years
A place ____________ will likely have a cold and dry climate
The pattern of weather over _______________ is called the cli…
Weather
What the air like in the place and the single moment
Climate
Pattern of weather in a place over many years
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Chapter 10 - Weather
Air Pressure
atmoshphere
greenhouse effect
weather
the weight of air as it presses down
a layer of gases surrounding the Earth (blanket)
the process by which heat from the Sun builds up near Earth's…
the conditions of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
Air Pressure
the weight of air as it presses down
atmoshphere
a layer of gases surrounding the Earth (blanket)
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Chapter 10 - Weather
Stratosphere
The Earth is round.
Warm Front
Thunderstorm
The layer of the atmosphere that has cold and dry air and mos…
Why do the Sun's rays hit the equator and poles differently?
The type of front that brings cloudy, rainy, and windy weather.
Caused by quickly rising warm and moist air.
Stratosphere
The layer of the atmosphere that has cold and dry air and mos…
The Earth is round.
Why do the Sun's rays hit the equator and poles differently?
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Chapter 10 - Weather
Stratosphere
The Earth is round.
Warm Front
Thunderstorm
The layer of the atmosphere that has cold and dry air and mos…
Why do the Sun's rays hit the equator and poles differently?
The type of front that brings cloudy, rainy, and windy weather.
Caused by quickly rising warm and moist air.
Stratosphere
The layer of the atmosphere that has cold and dry air and mos…
The Earth is round.
Why do the Sun's rays hit the equator and poles differently?
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Science Chapter 10-1 Weathering
the breakdown of rock by physical and…
the breakdown of rock into smaller pie…
the grinding and wearing away of rock…
a process by which rocks break down be…
weathering
mechanical weathering
abrasion
chemical weathering
the breakdown of rock by physical and…
weathering
the breakdown of rock into smaller pie…
mechanical weathering
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Earth Science, Chapter 10, Weathering and Soil Formation
weathering
mechanical weathering
abrasion
chemical weathering
the process by which rock materials are broken down
breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means
the grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
process by which rocks break down as a result of chemical rea…
weathering
the process by which rock materials are broken down
mechanical weathering
breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means
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Chapter 10 Weather
barometer
water cycle
anemometer
precipitation
tool used to measure air pressure
movement of water from earths surface to its atmosphere and b…
tool used to measure wind speed
any form of water that falls to Earth's surface
barometer
tool used to measure air pressure
water cycle
movement of water from earths surface to its atmosphere and b…
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Science Chapter 10 WEATHER by Evan Cerna
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Humidity
The continental movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, o…
The process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
The change in state from gas to liquid.
The amount of water vapor in a given volume of air.
Water Cycle
The continental movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, o…
Evaporation
The process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
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Chapter 10 - Earth's Weather Patterns
atmosphere
air pressure
relative humidity
front
The layers of air surrounding Earth
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of are…
A comparison, expressed as a percent, of the actual amount of…
The boundary between two colliding air masses
atmosphere
The layers of air surrounding Earth
air pressure
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of are…
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Weather & Climate Chapter 10
Large hail, wind gusts, or a tornado
Air mass thunderstorm
Intense rotating storm
ordinary Cell Thunderstorm stages
Severe thunderstorm
Ordinary cell thunderstorm
Multicell thunderstorm
Cumulus, mature, dissipating
Large hail, wind gusts, or a tornado
Severe thunderstorm
Air mass thunderstorm
Ordinary cell thunderstorm
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Chapter 10 - Weather Patterns
weather
water cycle
climate
precipitation
what the air is like outside
the movement of water from Earth's surface into the air and b…
the pattern of weather in a place over many years
water that falls to Earth
weather
what the air is like outside
water cycle
the movement of water from Earth's surface into the air and b…
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5th Grade Vocabulary Science Chapter 10 - Weather
insolation
atmosphere
troposphere
air pressure
the amount of the Sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given…
the blanket of gases that surrounds Earth
the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface
the force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it
insolation
the amount of the Sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given…
atmosphere
the blanket of gases that surrounds Earth
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Weather Chapter 10
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Humidity
The movement of water through Earth's systems, powered by the…
The process by which molecules of liquid water escape into th…
The process by which water vapor becomes liquid water
A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
Water Cycle
The movement of water through Earth's systems, powered by the…
Evaporation
The process by which molecules of liquid water escape into th…
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Weather Chapter 10
Ordinary cell thunderstorm
Bow echo
Mature stage
Dissipating stage
A thunderstorm produced by local convection within a conditio…
A line of thunderstorms on a radar screen that appears in the…
The second stage in the three-stage cycle of an ordinary thun…
The final stage in the development of an ordinary cell thunde…
Ordinary cell thunderstorm
A thunderstorm produced by local convection within a conditio…
Bow echo
A line of thunderstorms on a radar screen that appears in the…
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Science Study Guide for Chapter 10 - weathering
Abrasion
soil texture
Soil conservation
erosion
is the grinding and wearing away of rock's surfaces by mechan…
soil quality
ensures that fertile soil is left on the ground to plant crops
the wearing away of soil
Abrasion
is the grinding and wearing away of rock's surfaces by mechan…
soil texture
soil quality
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Chapter 10 Science Vocab Weathering and Soil Formation NIXON Audrey Salter
soil
soil texture
soil structure
parent rock
a loose mixture of rock fragments, organic material, water, a…
the soil quality that is based on the proportions of soil par…
the arrangement of soil particles
a rock formation that is the source of soil
soil
a loose mixture of rock fragments, organic material, water, a…
soil texture
the soil quality that is based on the proportions of soil par…
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Science Chapter 10: Weathering + Soil Formation
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Erosion
The process when rock is broken down by the action of physica…
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.…
The process by which rocks break down as a result of chemical…
The process by which wind, water, or gravity transport soil a…
Weathering
The process when rock is broken down by the action of physica…
Mechanical Weathering
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.…
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Chapter 10: Weather Patterns
water cycle
The stages of the water cycle are:
Evaporation
Condensation
the movement of water from Earth's surface into the air and b…
Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation, and Runoff
the change from a liquid to a gas
the change from a gas to a liquid
water cycle
the movement of water from Earth's surface into the air and b…
The stages of the water cycle are:
Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation, and Runoff
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Weather - Climate Chapter 10
Four layers of the atmospher.... 1. _____…
Four layers of the atmospher.... 2. _____…
Four layers of the atmospher.... 3. _____…
Four layers of the atmospher.... 4. _____…
1. troposphere - layers closest to the earth surface. Our wea…
Stratosphere - top part starts the ozone layer
Mesosphere - bottom part includes the ozone layer
Thermosphere - the top part of the atmosphere
Four layers of the atmospher.... 1. _____…
1. troposphere - layers closest to the earth surface. Our wea…
Four layers of the atmospher.... 2. _____…
Stratosphere - top part starts the ozone layer
Chapter 10 Weather and Climate
Weather
Air pressure
Barometer
Anemometer
State of the atmosphere at a given time and place.
Force of air against a unit of area.
Instrument that measures air pressure.
Instrument used to measure wind speed.
Weather
State of the atmosphere at a given time and place.
Air pressure
Force of air against a unit of area.
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Chapter 10: Weather and Climate
barometer
water cycle
anemometer
wind vane
tool used to measure air pressure
movement of water from the Earth's surface to its atmosphere…
tool used to measure wind speed
tool used to show the direction of wind
barometer
tool used to measure air pressure
water cycle
movement of water from the Earth's surface to its atmosphere…
34 terms
Chapter 10 - Weather
Layers of the Atmosphere.
The sun warms the Earth's surface..
Insolution is short for...
The angle of insolution can be measure…
Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere
Which transfers heat to he air above it.
Incoming solar radiation. The amount of the sun's energy that…
Examining the angles created by shadows.
Layers of the Atmosphere.
Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere
The sun warms the Earth's surface..
Which transfers heat to he air above it.
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Chapter 10 - Using Weather Data
air pressure
atmosphere
greenhouse effect
weather
The weight of air as it presses down on Earth's surface.
The layers of air that surround Earth's surface.
The process by which heat from the Sun builds up near Earth's…
The conditions of the atmosphere at a certain place and time.
air pressure
The weight of air as it presses down on Earth's surface.
atmosphere
The layers of air that surround Earth's surface.
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science ch 10 weather
isolation
atmosphere
troposphere
air pressure
The amount of the sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given…
The blanket of gases that surrounds Earth
The layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface
The force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it
isolation
The amount of the sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given…
atmosphere
The blanket of gases that surrounds Earth
38 terms
Science- Chapter 10 - Weathering and Soil Formation
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Frost Action
Ice Wedging
The process by which rock materials are broken down by the ac…
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.…
The alternate freezing and thawing of soil and rock
_______ starts when water seeps into cracks during warm weath…
Weathering
The process by which rock materials are broken down by the ac…
Mechanical Weathering
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.…
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weather chapter 10
is the condition of the air
is the layer of air that surrounds the…
is made up of several important gases,…
heat, water, wind
weather
atmosphere
air
three main elements that make the weather
is the condition of the air
weather
is the layer of air that surrounds the…
atmosphere
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Chapter 10 Vocabulary - Earth's Weather Patterns
Atmosphere
Air Pressure
Relative Humidity
Front
The layers of air that surround Earth.
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of area.
A comparison of the actual amount of water vapor in the air t…
The boundary between two air masses that collide.
Atmosphere
The layers of air that surround Earth.
Air Pressure
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of area.
34 terms
Science Voc Weather Chapter 10 lesson 1-6
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Humidity
The movement of water through Earth's systems, powered by the…
The process by which molecules of liquid water escape into th…
The process by which water vapor becomes liquid water
A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
Water Cycle
The movement of water through Earth's systems, powered by the…
Evaporation
The process by which molecules of liquid water escape into th…
34 terms
Science Voc Weather Chapter 10 lesson 1-6
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Humidity
The movement of water through Earth's systems, powered by the…
The process by which molecules of liquid water escape into th…
The process by which water vapor becomes liquid water
A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
Water Cycle
The movement of water through Earth's systems, powered by the…
Evaporation
The process by which molecules of liquid water escape into th…
14 terms
4th Chapter 10 Weather
air pressure
atmosphere
greenhouse effect
weather
the weight of air as it presses down on earth
a layer of gases surrounding Earth
the process by which heat from the Sun builds up near Earth's…
the conditions of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
air pressure
the weight of air as it presses down on earth
atmosphere
a layer of gases surrounding Earth
25 terms
Chapter 10: Using Weather Data
air pressure
atmosphere
troposphere
weather
The weight of air as it presses down.
Earth's blanket that is made up of layers of gases.
Lowest layer of the atmosphere. This layer begins at Earth's…
The conditions of the atmosphere at a certain place and time.…
air pressure
The weight of air as it presses down.
atmosphere
Earth's blanket that is made up of layers of gases.
49 terms
Science 10, Chapter 10
Air mass
Albedo
Angle of incidence
Atmospheres
A large body of air with similar temperature and humidity thr…
The amount of radiation reflected by a surface
The angle between a ray reaching a surface and a line perpend…
Layers of gases that extend above planets' surfaces
Air mass
A large body of air with similar temperature and humidity thr…
Albedo
The amount of radiation reflected by a surface
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Science 5B Chapter 10
crest
amplitude
trough
wavelength
highest point of a wave
the maximum displacement or height on a wave
lowest point of a wave
the horizontal distance between two corresponding parts of a…
crest
highest point of a wave
amplitude
the maximum displacement or height on a wave
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Science Chapter 10-2 Rates of Weathering
____________ is a process where softer…
A rock will have a lower rate of weath…
How does surface area affect the rate…
How does climate affect the rate of we…
Differential weathering
a very hard rock, such as granite
When the amount of surface area relative to volume increases,…
Some climates such as warm, humid climates will cause rocks t…
____________ is a process where softer…
Differential weathering
A rock will have a lower rate of weath…
a very hard rock, such as granite
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3 Science Chapter 10
orbit
sun
planet
astroids
the path around the sun
a ball of burning gas
a ball of rock or gas that orbits a star
small rocky objects in space that orbit the sun
orbit
the path around the sun
sun
a ball of burning gas
32 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 10
Acute Exposure
Allergens
Bioaccumulation
Biomagnification
High levels of exposure over a short period
substances that produce allergic reactions
the accumulation of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in…
accumulation of pollutants at successive levels of the food c…
Acute Exposure
High levels of exposure over a short period
Allergens
substances that produce allergic reactions
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Chapter 10: Weather
Air Pressure
Atmosphere
Weather
Jet Stream
The force exerted by air in all directions on a given area.
A mixture of gases that surround a planet.
What the atmosphere is like at a given time and place.
A narrow belt of high-speed winds in the upper troposphere.
Air Pressure
The force exerted by air in all directions on a given area.
Atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surround a planet.
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