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GSL Science 8 Weather Vocabulary
Weather
Humidity
Relative Humidity
Dew Point
The state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place (i…
The amount of water vapor held in the air.
The measure of the amount of water vapor in the air compared…
The temperature at which air is saturated with water and cond…
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place (i…
Humidity
The amount of water vapor held in the air.
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Science 8 Weather Vocabulary and Weather Map Symbols
cold front
warm front
stationary front
occluded front
cold front
warm front
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8 Science Weather Vocabulary
Weather
Climate
Relative Humidity
Humidity
The short-term state of the atmosphere, including temperature…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
The ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the amou…
The amount of water vapor in the air.
Weather
The short-term state of the atmosphere, including temperature…
Climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
AMSA Science 8 Weather
Air pressure
Temperature
What causes wind?
How does wind flow?
The force of air molecules pushing on an area.
A measure of heat energy in a substance.
Uneven heating of the Earth.
High pressure to low pressure.
Air pressure
The force of air molecules pushing on an area.
Temperature
A measure of heat energy in a substance.
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Science 8 - Chapter 7 Weather Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
humidity
relative humidity
The atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of…
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air, or a sur…
The amount of water vapor in the air.
The amount of water vapor present in the air compared to the…
weather
The atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of…
air pressure
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air, or a sur…
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EWMS GRADE 8 science weather vocabulary
weather
high pressure
evaporation
climate
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
A mass of sinking cool air that usually bring fair weather.
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas. The change…
The average weather conditions in a place over a long period…
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
high pressure
A mass of sinking cool air that usually bring fair weather.
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Science 8, Weather
When moisture condenses out of air and…
A(n) ____ is a large body of air that…
A violent, whirling wind that moves in…
At higher temperatures, air can hold _…
Precipitation
Air mass
Tornado
More
When moisture condenses out of air and…
Precipitation
A(n) ____ is a large body of air that…
Air mass
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Science 8-ILS/Weather Review
atmosphere
weather
climate
climate is affected by
earth's air layer
the daily conditions in the atmosphere
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
latitude, bodies of water, mountains
atmosphere
earth's air layer
weather
the daily conditions in the atmosphere
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Science 8 - Weather
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Water cycle
thermal energy moves through empty space, ex -Sunshine
thermal energy moves in a solid
warm fluid rises, cool fluid sinks
paths that water takes in the atmosphere and on land
Radiation
thermal energy moves through empty space, ex -Sunshine
Conduction
thermal energy moves in a solid
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Weather and Atmosphere Science 8
Air mass
Air Pressure
Atmosphere
Cold Front
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
The pull of gravity on all the air in the atmosphere pressing…
Mass of air that surrounds the Earth above its surface
Warm-cold air boundary with cold air advancing
Air mass
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
Air Pressure
The pull of gravity on all the air in the atmosphere pressing…
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Science 8: Chapter 19 Weather
Both originate as the same type of mic…
Thermographs measure temperature at a…
Wind is a renewable source of energy a…
False
How is a condensation nucleus different from a freezing nucle…
List and describe the purposes of at least 3 weather instrume…
Discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages or harnessin…
T or F? Dew forms when warm air cools below the freezing point.
Both originate as the same type of mic…
How is a condensation nucleus different from a freezing nucle…
Thermographs measure temperature at a…
List and describe the purposes of at least 3 weather instrume…
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chapter 8 science -weather
hurricane
snow
tornado
warm front
a large tropical storm that has winds of at least 74 miles pe…
precipitation caused when water vapor turns directly into ice…
a fast spinning spiral of wind that touches the ground
the boundary where a warm air mass moves under a cols air mass
hurricane
a large tropical storm that has winds of at least 74 miles pe…
snow
precipitation caused when water vapor turns directly into ice…
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Science 8: Chapters 16 & 17 - Weather & Climate
Weather
Humidity
Relative Humidity
Dew Point
State of the atmosphere at a specific time and place determin…
Amount of water vapor held in the air
A measure of the amount of moisture held in the air compared…
Temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms
Weather
State of the atmosphere at a specific time and place determin…
Humidity
Amount of water vapor held in the air
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Science 8 - Chapter 7 Weather Vocabulary
weather
air pressure
humidity
relative humidity
The atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of…
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air, or a sur…
The amount of water vapor in the air.
The amount of water vapor present in the air compared to the…
weather
The atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of…
air pressure
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air, or a sur…
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Weather Science Vocabulary
Air pressure
Air temperature
Condensation
Cloud
The weight of air pushing on everything around.
The temperature of the air out of direct sunlight.
When a substance cools and changes from a gas to a liquid.
A mass of water droplets or ice crystals that have clumped to…
Air pressure
The weight of air pushing on everything around.
Air temperature
The temperature of the air out of direct sunlight.
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Science 8 WEATHER
Atmosphere
Air Mass
Front
Cold Front
the whole mass of air and gases that surround the Earth
body of air covering a relatively wide area. It has a horizon…
boundary separating two masses of air of different densities
boundary of an advancing mass of cold air
Atmosphere
the whole mass of air and gases that surround the Earth
Air Mass
body of air covering a relatively wide area. It has a horizon…
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Texas Science 8 - Weather
Front
High pressure
Low pressure
Air mass
The boundaries between air masses of different temperatures
Typically signal more fair weather with winds circulating aro…
Occur with counterclockwise circulating winds often result in…
A body of air that has a particular temperature and amount of…
Front
The boundaries between air masses of different temperatures
High pressure
Typically signal more fair weather with winds circulating aro…
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Science 8 CATASTROPHIC WEATHER
Tornado
Conditions needed for a tornado
How a tornado forms
Tornado Alley
destructive vortex of violently rotating winds beneath a larg…
a warm moist air mass, and a cold dry air mass to meet
Starts as a storm cell, then two different air masses meet. A…
Oklahoma, season is March-May or north is June-July
Tornado
destructive vortex of violently rotating winds beneath a larg…
Conditions needed for a tornado
a warm moist air mass, and a cold dry air mass to meet
25 terms
Science 8 Weather CA
Weather
Climate
High Pressure
Low Pressure
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular moment
An area's average yearly temperature over many years.
A region where the surface atmospheric pressure is greater th…
A region where the surface atmospheric pressure is less than…
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular moment
Climate
An area's average yearly temperature over many years.
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ch. 7 weather (Science 8)
Cirrus Clouds
Cumulus Clouds
Stratus Clouds
Freezing Rain
Wispy, feathery clouds that form at high altitudes and bring…
Clouds that look like cotton and bring fair weather
Clouds that are dull and gray and bring rain or snow
liquid water that freezes as they touch a cold surface
Cirrus Clouds
Wispy, feathery clouds that form at high altitudes and bring…
Cumulus Clouds
Clouds that look like cotton and bring fair weather
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science 8 weather test
low pressure system
high pressure system
weather
air masses
cloudy, stormy conditions... warm, wet conditions
clear skies ... cool, dry conditions
the daily change in atmospheric conditions. (Daily basis)
a large body of air filled with the same temperature and humi…
low pressure system
cloudy, stormy conditions... warm, wet conditions
high pressure system
clear skies ... cool, dry conditions
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Science Vocabulary (Weather Terms)
warm front
air mass
stationary front
insolation
forms when a warm air mass moves over a cold air mass... type of…
a large region of the atmosphere where the air has similar pr…
forms when a cold air mass and a warm air mass meet... type of w…
incoming solar radiation (amount of Sun's energy that reaches…
warm front
forms when a warm air mass moves over a cold air mass... type of…
air mass
a large region of the atmosphere where the air has similar pr…
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Science Ch. 8 Weather
The Sun
The Atmosphere
High Pressure
Warm air rises
What is the basic cause of all weather?
What keeps the earth warm at night?
Air flows FROM this TO low pressure.
What happens when cooler, heavier air gets under warmer air a…
The Sun
What is the basic cause of all weather?
The Atmosphere
What keeps the earth warm at night?
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Science chapter 8: Weather
Air mass
Sleet
Dew point
Barometer
Large body of air whose temperature and moisture result from…
Precipitation made of many ice pellets
Temp. at which the air is saturated and condensation occurs
Instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
Air mass
Large body of air whose temperature and moisture result from…
Sleet
Precipitation made of many ice pellets
26 terms
science weather vocabulary
weather
high pressure
evaporation
climate
weather
high pressure
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Science Weather Unit Vocabulary
cumulus
stratus clouds
water cycle
relative humidity
clouds that look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton
look like flat blankets and are usually the lowest clouds in…
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
cumulus
clouds that look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton
stratus clouds
look like flat blankets and are usually the lowest clouds in…
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5th Grade Science Chapter 8 - Weather Patterns Vocabulary Quiz
convection current
air mass
anemometer
barometer
when solids, gasses, or liquids rise and sink in a looping pa…
a large body of air with similar properties all through it th…
a tool used to measure wind speed
a tool used to measure air pressure
convection current
when solids, gasses, or liquids rise and sink in a looping pa…
air mass
a large body of air with similar properties all through it th…
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HOMS Science Weather Vocabulary
Air Mass
Air pressure
Atmosphere
Chlorofluorocarbon
A large body of air that has uniform properties such as press…
The force applied on an area by the surrounding air molecules
Earth's air; a relatively thin layer of gasses, solids and li…
A group of chemical compounds responsible for destroying ozon…
Air Mass
A large body of air that has uniform properties such as press…
Air pressure
The force applied on an area by the surrounding air molecules
26 terms
Science - Weather Vocabulary Review
air temp
wind
air movement
wind vanes
A measure of how fast the movement of molecules that make up…
air moving in a specific direction
moves from area of high pressure to areas of low pressure
measures direction of wind
air temp
A measure of how fast the movement of molecules that make up…
wind
air moving in a specific direction
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Vocabulary # 8 - Weather
Drought
Forecast
Lightning
Puddle
A long season without rain.
Weather forecast for certain days.
Discharge of electrical current produced by a storm.
Puddle on the floor by rain.
Drought
A long season without rain.
Forecast
Weather forecast for certain days.
31 terms
Science Weather and Climate Vocabulary
Weather
Climate
Precipitation
Temperature
The minute to minute, constantly changing conditions in the a…
The constant weather conditions over a long period of time
Any form of water falling from the clouds
The amount of how hot or cold
Weather
The minute to minute, constantly changing conditions in the a…
Climate
The constant weather conditions over a long period of time
24 terms
Year 8 Science Weathering 8.2
What is weathering?
Give examples of physical weathering
How can temperature cause weathering?
How can ice and water cause weathering?
means the physical and chemical processes that break down rock
temperature change. the action of water and ice. crystallisat…
if the temperature change between day and noght is very fast.…
by cooling them rapidly and widen cracks in rocks. water runn…
What is weathering?
means the physical and chemical processes that break down rock
Give examples of physical weathering
temperature change. the action of water and ice. crystallisat…
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Science Chapter 8 - Weather
convection current
air pressure
front
barometer
when solids, liquids, or gases rise and sink in a looping path
the amount of weight or force that air exerts on a surface pe…
a boundary between two air masses
a tool used to measure air pressure
convection current
when solids, liquids, or gases rise and sink in a looping path
air pressure
the amount of weight or force that air exerts on a surface pe…
27 terms
8 Science Weathering and Erosion 2015
load
moraine
creep
cause of an alluvial fan to form
...
...
...
...
load
...
moraine
...
26 terms
8th Science Weather Vocabulary
convection
convection current
weather
land breeze
the transfer of heat by the circulation of a gas or liquid
a circular flow of gas or liquid caused by tempature differan…
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
cool air over land that moves toward the ocean
convection
the transfer of heat by the circulation of a gas or liquid
convection current
a circular flow of gas or liquid caused by tempature differan…
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Weather Vocabulary -5th grade science
Absolute Humidity
Anemometer
Atmosphere
Barometer
how much water vapor the air can hold
a device that measures wind speed
the air that surrounds the Earth
a device that measures air pressure
Absolute Humidity
how much water vapor the air can hold
Anemometer
a device that measures wind speed
38 terms
Langston Science vocabulary- weather
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
ground water
water is heated and liquid forms into a gas to create water v…
water vapor cools to turn back into liquid (clouds are formed)
liquid that falls to the ground (rain, hail, sleet, snow)
water that has infiltrated the ground
evaporation
water is heated and liquid forms into a gas to create water v…
condensation
water vapor cools to turn back into liquid (clouds are formed)
45 terms
Grade 8 Science Test Unit 8: Weather
cirrostratus
nimbostratus
dew point
agricultural drought
a high level cloud
mid-level cloud
the point at which cooling air becomes saturated
occurs when precipitation cannot supply enough moisture to su…
cirrostratus
a high level cloud
nimbostratus
mid-level cloud
22 terms
Earth Science, Chapter 8-Weathering, Vocabulary
Carbonic Acid
Chemical weathering
Hillside creep
Erosion
Weak acid made by passing CO2, through water (Soda water).
Chemically altering minerals in a rock and breaking the rock.
Slow downhill movement of soil.
Removal and transportation of weathered material.
Carbonic Acid
Weak acid made by passing CO2, through water (Soda water).
Chemical weathering
Chemically altering minerals in a rock and breaking the rock.
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Science 8: Chapter 20 Storms and Weather Predictions
tornado
1 km (0.6 mi.)
hurricane
a winter storm system that brings snow…
Which kind of violent storm has the greatest wind speed?
If the time between a lightning flash and the sound of thunde…
Which of the following is not associated with a single cumulo…
Which of these descriptions most accurately describes a Nor'e…
tornado
Which kind of violent storm has the greatest wind speed?
1 km (0.6 mi.)
If the time between a lightning flash and the sound of thunde…
12 terms
Science Weather Vocabulary
Weather
Atmosphere
Severe Weather
Map Key
Conditions in the atmosphere including temperature, humidity,…
The part of the Earth's system made of the mixture of gases t…
A set of atmospheric conditions that can harm people or cause…
A table that indicates what the symbols on a map represent
Weather
Conditions in the atmosphere including temperature, humidity,…
Atmosphere
The part of the Earth's system made of the mixture of gases t…
21 terms
Science- Vocabulary Weather
Altitude
As altitude decreases
As altitude increases
Atmosphere
Distance above sea level or elevation
Air pressure increases; density increases
Air pressure decreases; density decreases
Layer of gases that surrounds the planet
Altitude
Distance above sea level or elevation
As altitude decreases
Air pressure increases; density increases
73 terms
Chapter 8 - Weather Vocabulary
weather
isobars
isotherms
climate
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Lines joining places on the map that have the same air pressure
Lines joining places that have the same temperature
Average year-to-year conditions of temperature and precipitat…
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
isobars
Lines joining places on the map that have the same air pressure
30 terms
science vocabulary (weather)
weather
atmosphere
severe weather
meteorologist
conditions in atmosphere (temperature, humidity, precipitatio…
the part of Earth's system made of the mixture of gases that…
a set of atmospheric conditions that can injure or kill peopl…
a scientist who observes and forecasts weather.
weather
conditions in atmosphere (temperature, humidity, precipitatio…
atmosphere
the part of Earth's system made of the mixture of gases that…
15 terms
Science: Weather Vocabulary
weather
climate
air pressure
vacuum
the atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of…
the long-term average weather conditions that occur in a part…
the force that a layer of air applies on surfaces and air bel…
space without matter
weather
the atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of…
climate
the long-term average weather conditions that occur in a part…
31 terms
Science: Weather Vocabulary
Air Pressure
Weather
Humidity
Relative Humidity
the force put on an area by the weight of the air above it
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the amount of water vapor in the air
the comparison of the amount of water vapor in the air and th…
Air Pressure
the force put on an area by the weight of the air above it
Weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
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Science Vocabulary: Weathering & Erosion
erosion
types of erosion
sediment
deposition
process by which natural forces move weathered rock
gravity, running water, glaciers, wind, waves
material such as sand, pebbles, and dirt moved by erosion
where the agents of erosion (water, wind, ice) drop the sedim…
erosion
process by which natural forces move weathered rock
types of erosion
gravity, running water, glaciers, wind, waves
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Chapter 5 Science Vocabulary - Weather
altitude
troposphere
atmosphere
air pressure
a measure of height above earth's surface
the bottom layer of the atmosphere, closest to earth's surface
the layers of air that surround Earth
also known as atmospheric pressure, this is the force put on…
altitude
a measure of height above earth's surface
troposphere
the bottom layer of the atmosphere, closest to earth's surface
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WEATHER SCIENCE 8
atmosphere
ozone
thermosphere
troposphere
air that surrounds the earth
a gas present in the air
the upper part of the atmosphere
the layer of the atmosphere nearest the earth
atmosphere
air that surrounds the earth
ozone
a gas present in the air
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