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Chapter 1 Science- Weather
Barometer
thermometer
hygrometer
anemometer
An instrument that measures air pressure
An instrument used to measure temperature
An instrument that measures humidity
An instrument for recording the speed and direction for wind.
Barometer
An instrument that measures air pressure
thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
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Chapter 1 Weather Vocabulary
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The layer of gases that surrounds Earth.
A form of oxygen that has three oxygen molecules instead of t…
Water in the form of a gas.
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
atmosphere
The layer of gases that surrounds Earth.
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Weather Chapter 1 Vocabulary
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular place and…
the envelope of gases that surround the planet
a molecule of 3 oxygen atoms
water in the form of a gas
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular place and…
atmosphere
the envelope of gases that surround the planet
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Science: Weather Chapter 1
atmosphere
most common gases in Earth's atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
- a thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around…
1. nitrogen... 2. oxygen... 3. argon... 4. carbon dioxide
- lowest of all Earth's atmospheres... - we live in it... - contain…
- layer directly above the troposphere that extends from 10 k…
atmosphere
- a thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around…
most common gases in Earth's atmosphere
1. nitrogen... 2. oxygen... 3. argon... 4. carbon dioxide
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Chapter 1: Weather Vocabulary
precipitation
the Sun
Run-off
sleet
When drops of water that falls to earth's surface.
Provides energy in the water cycle.
Water that flows back into the ocean.
frozen rain
precipitation
When drops of water that falls to earth's surface.
the Sun
Provides energy in the water cycle.
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Science 6B: Weather and Climate Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Weather
Atmosphere
Ozone
Water Vapor
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
a layer of gases that surrounds Earth
a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule…
water in the form of gas
Weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Atmosphere
a layer of gases that surrounds Earth
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Science Weather and Climate Chapter 1
weather... Section 1
atmosphere ... Section 1
ozone... Section 1
Water Vapor... Section 1
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
layer of gases that surrounds the planet
form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule i…
water in the form of gas
weather... Section 1
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
atmosphere ... Section 1
layer of gases that surrounds the planet
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Science: Chapter 1 Lesson 4 Weather Forcasting
monsoons
cirrus clouds
cumulus clouds
cold front
a seasonal winds that are during the summer that bring heavy…
clouds that are high and wispy; usually associated with sever…
clouds that are puffy, billowing clouds
occurs when a cold air mass moves into a region occupied by a…
monsoons
a seasonal winds that are during the summer that bring heavy…
cirrus clouds
clouds that are high and wispy; usually associated with sever…
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Science- Weather Chapter 1
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
the envelope of gases that surrounds the planet
form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule i…
water in the form of gas
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
atmosphere
the envelope of gases that surrounds the planet
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Chapter 1 Weather - Science
The ozone layer protects the Earth by…
An air mass at the Earth's surface tha…
The greenhouse effect is due largely to
Humidity is a measure of
Ultraviolet rays
wind
carbon dioxide
water vapor
The ozone layer protects the Earth by…
Ultraviolet rays
An air mass at the Earth's surface tha…
wind
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Science Weather Chapter 1
atmosphere
air pressure
what happens to the air pressure and r…
barometer
layer of gases that surround a planet or moon.
Gravity pulls gas molecules in the atmosphere towards earths…
they both decrease
measures air pressure
atmosphere
layer of gases that surround a planet or moon.
air pressure
Gravity pulls gas molecules in the atmosphere towards earths…
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EJH 6th Science and Technology Weather and Climate Vocabulary Chapter 1 Section 2
Thermal Conduction
Radiation
Convection
Greenhouse Effect
The transfer of energy as heat through a material.
The transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves.
The transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement…
The warming of the surface and lower atmosphere of Earth that…
Thermal Conduction
The transfer of energy as heat through a material.
Radiation
The transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves.
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Weather Chapter 1 Vocabulary (The Atmosphere)
Weather
Atmosphere
Ozone
Water Vapor
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The layer of gases that surrounds Earth.
A form of oxygen that has 3 oxygen atoms in each molecule ins…
water in the form of gas.
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Atmosphere
The layer of gases that surrounds Earth.
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Weather Chapter 1 8th Grade Science
What is the % of Oxygen in the atmosph…
What is the % of Nitrogen in the atmos…
What layer of the atmosphere do we liv…
What layer of the atmosphere do the No…
21%
78%
Troposphere
Ionosphere
What is the % of Oxygen in the atmosph…
21%
What is the % of Nitrogen in the atmos…
78%
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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…
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Science Weather Chapter 1 Vocab
Weather
Atmosphere
Water vapor
Ozone
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Thin layer of gases that surround the earth
Water in the form of a gas
A form of oxygen that is three oxygen atoms of each molecule…
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Atmosphere
Thin layer of gases that surround the earth
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Matter
Property
Mixture
Solution
Anything that has mass and takes up space
something about an object that you can observe with your senses
two or more kinds of matter put together
a mixture of two or more kinds of matter evenly spread out
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Property
something about an object that you can observe with your senses
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Weather chapter 1
weather
Atmosphere
Gases of atmosphere
density
-For a specific area, different from place to place... -At a par…
-Layer (bubble) of gases surrounding earth. ... -Makes condition…
-Nitrogen - 78%... -Oxygen - 21%... -Other (co2, argon, ...) - 1%
Density=mass/volume... How tightly packed the matter in a substa…
weather
-For a specific area, different from place to place... -At a par…
Atmosphere
-Layer (bubble) of gases surrounding earth. ... -Makes condition…
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Science Chapter 1 rocks and weathering
erosion
abrasion
ice wedging
weathering
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding somet…
A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.
Process that splits rock when water seeps into cracks, then f…
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding somet…
abrasion
A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
contour lines
crust
topographical map
erosion
lines on a topographical map that indicate areas with the sam…
the thin, rocky outer layer of Earth that makes up the contin…
map that shows the shape of surface features and their elevat…
destructive force in which pieces of rock are moved by water,…
contour lines
lines on a topographical map that indicate areas with the sam…
crust
the thin, rocky outer layer of Earth that makes up the contin…
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Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
coniferous
pollinate
seed leaf
system
does not lose its needle-like leaves in fall
move pollen from the part of a flower that makes pollen to th…
part of the seed that has stored food
a set of parts that interact with one another
coniferous
does not lose its needle-like leaves in fall
pollinate
move pollen from the part of a flower that makes pollen to th…
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
fertilization
respiration
stomata
root hair
when a female and male cell combine
the using and releasing of energy in a cell
pores in the bottom of leaves
a thread like cell on a root
fertilization
when a female and male cell combine
respiration
the using and releasing of energy in a cell
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Science Part II Weather Vocabulary (Chapter 1 and 2)
Climate
Atmosphere
Nitrogen
Oxygen
The average, year-after conditions of, winds, precipitation,…
Layer of gases that surround a planet... Earth's atmosphere cont…
78% of the Earth's atmosphere is nitrogen... Each nitrogen molec…
21% of Earth's atmosphere is oxygen... Each oxygen molecule is m…
Climate
The average, year-after conditions of, winds, precipitation,…
Atmosphere
Layer of gases that surround a planet... Earth's atmosphere cont…
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
precision
accuracy
observation
observation
the ability to consistently repeat a measurement
ability to make a measurement that is as close to the actual…
something you find out about objects, events, or living thing…
these can be qualitative or quantitative
precision
the ability to consistently repeat a measurement
accuracy
ability to make a measurement that is as close to the actual…
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Mineral
Crystal
Magma
Hardness
Naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a definite chemi…
Solid in which the atoms are arranged in an orderly, repeatin…
Hot, melted rock material beneath Earth's surface.
Measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched..
Mineral
Naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a definite chemi…
Crystal
Solid in which the atoms are arranged in an orderly, repeatin…
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
cell
nucleus
cytoplasm
chloroplast
the building block of life
the control center of a cell
a gel-like liquid inside the cell membrane that contains the…
a special part of a plant that traps the energy in sunlight f…
cell
the building block of life
nucleus
the control center of a cell
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Weather Chapter 1- Atmosphere
POLLUTANT
PHOTOCHEMICAL SMOG
ACID RAIN
DENSITY
HARMFUL SUBSTANCES in the AIR, WATER, or SOIL
a BROWNISH HAZE that is a MIXTURE of OZONE and OTHER CHEMICAL…
rain that contains MORE ACID THAN NORMAL
the AMOUNT OF MASS of a substance to a GIVEN VOLUME
POLLUTANT
HARMFUL SUBSTANCES in the AIR, WATER, or SOIL
PHOTOCHEMICAL SMOG
a BROWNISH HAZE that is a MIXTURE of OZONE and OTHER CHEMICAL…
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Weather Terms -- Chapter 1
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
the thin layer of gases that surround the Earth (oxygen and n…
a layer of Earth's atmosphere that has 3 atoms of oxygen per…
water in the form of a gas; important to Earth's water cycle
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
atmosphere
the thin layer of gases that surround the Earth (oxygen and n…
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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…
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Weather Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Weather
Water Vapor
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Water in the form of a gas
Colorless and odorless gas. Makes up 78% of our atmosphere
A gas that is necessary for life on our planet. 1/6 of the ai…
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Water Vapor
Water in the form of a gas
Science weather chapter 1 atmosphere
Weather
Atmosphere
Ozone
Water vapor
The condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The envelope of gasses that surrounds earth.
A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule…
Water in the form of gas
Weather
The condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Atmosphere
The envelope of gasses that surrounds earth.
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Science unit C chapter 1 Measuring Weather
air pressure
low-pressure area
high-pressure area
barometer
the amount that air presses or pushes on anything
a place where warm air rises and pushes down on the earth's s…
a place where cool air sinks and pushes down on earth's surfa…
a tool that measures air pressure
air pressure
the amount that air presses or pushes on anything
low-pressure area
a place where warm air rises and pushes down on the earth's s…
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Science Weather Chapter 1&2
groundwater
water cycle
evaporation
transpiration
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
the continual movement of water among earths atmosphere, ocea…
the process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
the process by which water is lost through a plants leaves
groundwater
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
water cycle
the continual movement of water among earths atmosphere, ocea…
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Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
Electrical Energy
Thermal Energy
Sound Energy
Kinetic Energy
movement of electrically charged particles.
Randomly moving particles that make up matter.
energy in the form of vibrations passing through matter.
energy in motion
Electrical Energy
movement of electrically charged particles.
Thermal Energy
Randomly moving particles that make up matter.
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
adaptation
bacteria
biosphere
classification
A characteristic that enables an organism to survive and repr…
Single celled organisms that do not have a nucleus
The part of Earth that can support living things
The grouping of things according to their similarities
adaptation
A characteristic that enables an organism to survive and repr…
bacteria
Single celled organisms that do not have a nucleus
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Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
Compound
Malleable
Corrosion
Electron
A substance made of two or more elements that are chemically…
A term used to describe a material that can be pounded or rol…
The gradual wearing away of a metal element.
A particle outside the nucleus of an atom.
Compound
A substance made of two or more elements that are chemically…
Malleable
A term used to describe a material that can be pounded or rol…
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Science 8...Chapter 1 Vocabulary
science
observation
quantitative
qualitative
learning about the natural world
the use of one or more senses to gather information
a number or amount
description that cannot be expressed by numbers
science
learning about the natural world
observation
the use of one or more senses to gather information
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Weather, chapter 1 vocabulary
Atmosphere
Water vapor
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Thin layer of gases surrounding earth
Water in its gaseous form
Atmospheric layer closest to earth's surface
Atmospheric layer directly above the troposphere
Atmosphere
Thin layer of gases surrounding earth
Water vapor
Water in its gaseous form
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Weather Chapter 1
Describe the characteristics of the tr…
Describe the characteristics of the tr…
Describe the characteristics of the st…
Describe the flight conditions associa…
Sea Level to 28000-55000ft. Avg. over US 36000ft. Temp normal…
Temp constant with altitude. Moderate to severe turbulence du…
Rising temp with altitude.
Weather, where most flying is done
Describe the characteristics of the tr…
Sea Level to 28000-55000ft. Avg. over US 36000ft. Temp normal…
Describe the characteristics of the tr…
Temp constant with altitude. Moderate to severe turbulence du…
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Science Vocabulary Chapter 1
structure
cell
cell membrane
cytoplasm
(Sp: Estructuras) the way something is designed
(Sp: la célula) smallest part of a living thing; carries out…
thin, flexible barrier around a cell, regulates what enters a…
a jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are…
structure
(Sp: Estructuras) the way something is designed
cell
(Sp: la célula) smallest part of a living thing; carries out…
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Science Chapter 1 Vocabulary
variable
hypothesis
control group
observation
something that can change in a test
Statement of what you think will happen during an investigation
a standard against which change is measured
something you find out about objects, events, or living thing…
variable
something that can change in a test
hypothesis
Statement of what you think will happen during an investigation
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Holt Science and Technology Weather and Climate Vocabulary Chapter 1
Atmosphere
Air Pressure
Troposphere
Stratosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
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 moon.
Air Pressure
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
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Weather Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Air Pressure
Altitude
Atmosphere
Barometer
The pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
Elevation; above sea level
The envelope of gases that surrounds earth
A tool used to measure air pressure
Air Pressure
The pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
Altitude
Elevation; above sea level
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Environmental Science Chapter 1 vocabulary
Environmental Science
Environment
Natural Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Study of how humans interact with the environment.
The surroundings of an organism that affect its life and deve…
Any natural substance that living things use, such as sunligh…
Resources that can be used up faster than they can be repleni…
Environmental Science
Study of how humans interact with the environment.
Environment
The surroundings of an organism that affect its life and deve…
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Weather Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Weather
Atmosphere
Ozone
Pressure
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
a colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerf…
the continuous physical force exerted on or against an object…
Weather
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
Atmosphere
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
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Science Vocabulary, Chapter 1
inquiry
accurate
thermometer
predict
a question about something or a close study of it
correct
a tool that measures how hot or cold something is
to tell what you think will happen in the future
inquiry
a question about something or a close study of it
accurate
correct
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Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
natural resources
liquid
solid
gas
a material found in or an Earth that people use
a state of matter that has no definite shape but takes up a d…
a state of matter that has a definite shape and takes up a de…
a state of matter that has no definite shape and does not tak…
natural resources
a material found in or an Earth that people use
liquid
a state of matter that has no definite shape but takes up a d…
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Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
atomic number
physical property
solution
atom
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
This describes the color, texture, mass, or weight of a mater…
a mixture in which a substance is spread out evenly and will…
The smallest particle of an element
atomic number
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
physical property
This describes the color, texture, mass, or weight of a mater…
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Prentice Hall, Science Explorer, "Weather and Climate" Chapter 1 The Atmosphere
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The layer of gasses that surrounds Earth. p. 14
A form of oxygen that that has three oxygen atoms in each mol…
Water in the form of gas. p. 17
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
atmosphere
The layer of gasses that surrounds Earth. p. 14
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Weather and Climate Chapter 1
Open System
Closed System
Positive Feedbacks
Negative Feedbacks
not self contained
self contained
Production stimulates growth in the system (heat)
Production inhibits growth in the system (cold)
Open System
not self contained
Closed System
self contained
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