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Science Weather Factors Vocabulary
Air Pressure
Altitude
Anemometer
Atmospheric Pressure
pressure exerted by air
the height of something above the level of the sea
an instrument for measuring and indicating the force or speed…
the pressure exerted in every direction at any given point by…
Air Pressure
pressure exerted by air
Altitude
the height of something above the level of the sea
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Science weather factors vocabulary
Radiation
Scattering
Electromagnetic waves
Infrared radiation
Is the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
A process in which dust particles and gases in the atmosphere…
A form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space. E…
Form of electromagnetic energy that has wavelengths that are…
Radiation
Is the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Scattering
A process in which dust particles and gases in the atmosphere…
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Science 7: Weather Factors
heat
scattering
convection
stratus
The energy transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
Reflection of light in all directions
Transfer of heat by movements of a fluid
Clouds that form in flat layers
heat
The energy transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
scattering
Reflection of light in all directions
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Science Chapter 16: Weather Factors
precipitation
drought
cloud seeding
rain gauge
any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
a long period of low precipitation
process of producing rain during droughts by sprinkling silve…
an instrument used to measure precipitation
precipitation
any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
drought
a long period of low precipitation
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Science Vocabulary Ch. 5 Weather Factors
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Weather
Temperature
The blanket of air that surrounds the planet.
The portion of Earth that consists of liquid water.
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
How hot or cold something is; a measure of the average energy…
Atmosphere
The blanket of air that surrounds the planet.
Hydrosphere
The portion of Earth that consists of liquid water.
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Science - Atmosphere & Weather Factors Vocabulary "DEFINITIONS"
Air Pressure
Altitude
Barometer
Conduction
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
Elevation above sea level.
An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure.
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
Air Pressure
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
Altitude
Elevation above sea level.
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Weather Factors Vocabulary
electromagnetic waves
radiation
infrared radiation
ultraviolet radiation
Waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through the…
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than v…
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are shorter than…
electromagnetic waves
Waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through the…
radiation
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
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Vocabulary for Weather Factors
jet stream
albedo
condensation
Coriolis Effect
band of high altitude, high speed wind that does not always k…
amount of radiation that is reflected from a surface
change from water vapor to liquid
shift of a movement of a fluid caused by Earth's rotation; to…
jet stream
band of high altitude, high speed wind that does not always k…
albedo
amount of radiation that is reflected from a surface
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Science - Atmosphere & Weather Factors Vocabulary "SENTENCES"
Air Pressure
Altitude
Barometer
Conduction
is the result of the weight of a column of air pushing down o…
or elevation, is the distance above sea level, the average le…
is an instrument that is used to measure changes in air press…
The direct transfer of hear from one substance to another sub…
Air Pressure
is the result of the weight of a column of air pushing down o…
Altitude
or elevation, is the distance above sea level, the average le…
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General Science Vocabulary for Chapter 2 - Weather Factors
Absorption
Conduction
Convection
Electromagnetic wave
Taking in
Heat (energy) transfer by touch
Heat (energy) transfer by movement of a fluid (liquid or gas)
Form of energy that can travel through space (light, heat, ul…
Absorption
Taking in
Conduction
Heat (energy) transfer by touch
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Weather Factors vocabulary
Weather
Radiation
Greenhouse effect
Convection
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The direct transfer of energy through space by electromagneti…
The process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by wat…
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid or…
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Radiation
The direct transfer of energy through space by electromagneti…
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7th Science Weather Factors & Scientific Process
the sun
triple beam balance, grams
graduated cylinder, milliLiters
ruler, meters
Earth's atmosphere traps energy from where?
What tool would you use to measure the mass of a textbook? Wh…
What tool would you use to measure the volume of water displa…
What tool would you use to measure the length of a car? What…
the sun
Earth's atmosphere traps energy from where?
triple beam balance, grams
What tool would you use to measure the mass of a textbook? Wh…
vocabulary for chapter 2- weather Factors ( science )
Absorption
Conduction
Convection
Electromagnetic wave
taking in
heat ( energy ) transfer by touch
heat ( energy ) transfer by movement of fluid ( liquid or gas)
Form of energy that can travel through space ( light,heat.ult…
Absorption
taking in
Conduction
heat ( energy ) transfer by touch
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Weather Factors: Earth Science
Electromagnetic waves
Most energy from the sun reaches Earth…
Infrared radiation
Ultraviolet radiation
A form of energy that can travel through space
...visible light, infrared radiation, and a small amount of u…
Is a form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than red…
Has wavelengths that are shorter than violet light
Electromagnetic waves
A form of energy that can travel through space
Most energy from the sun reaches Earth…
...visible light, infrared radiation, and a small amount of u…
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5th grade science - Chapter 2 Weather factors vocabulary - part one
greenhouse effect
radiation
temperature
thermometer
the process by which gases hold heat in the air
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
the AVERAGE amount of energy of motion of each particle of a…
a glass tube filled with alcohol or mercury used to measure a…
greenhouse effect
the process by which gases hold heat in the air
radiation
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
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Science: Chapter 2: Weather Factors
Energy from the sun travels to Earth's…
Rising warm air transports thermal ene…
Bands of high-altitude, high-speed win…
A type of cloud that forms in flat lay…
radiation
convection
jet streams
stratus
Energy from the sun travels to Earth's…
radiation
Rising warm air transports thermal ene…
convection
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Science weather factors
Global winds chart
Conduction
Radiation
Convection current
Polar Easterlies, Prevailing Westerlies, Trade winds, doldrum…
Heat transfer through connection
Heat transferred through electromagnetic waves
When hot air rises in the cold air sinks this is what heats m…
Global winds chart
Polar Easterlies, Prevailing Westerlies, Trade winds, doldrum…
Conduction
Heat transfer through connection
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Science- Weather Factors quiz
Heat
Three main types of heat transfer
Radiation
Conduction
When energy is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
Radiation ... Conduction... Convection
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves (which can tr…
The transfer of heat from one substance to another substance…
Heat
When energy is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
Three main types of heat transfer
Radiation ... Conduction... Convection
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Prentice Hall - Science Explorer - Weather: Weather Factors
sun
electromagnetic waves
radiation
greenhouse effect
All energy in Earth's atmosphere comes from this.
a form of energy that can travel through space.
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
The process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by gas…
sun
All energy in Earth's atmosphere comes from this.
electromagnetic waves
a form of energy that can travel through space.
25 terms
Science - weather factors
anemometer
cirrus
condensation
conduction
an instrument used to measure wind speed
wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals that form…
the process by which a gas, such as water vapor, changes to a…
the transfer of heat from one substance to another by direct…
anemometer
an instrument used to measure wind speed
cirrus
wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals that form…
53 terms
Science - Weather Factors
electromagnetic waves
radiation
infrared radiation
ultraviolet radiation
a form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
as wavelengths that are longer than red light. Not visible, b…
an invisible form of energy with wavelengths that are shorter…
electromagnetic waves
a form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space
radiation
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
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Science (weather factors)
Electromagnetic waves
Radiation
Infrared radiation
Ultraviolet radiation
A form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space.
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Has wavelengths that are longer than red light
An invisible form of energy with wavelengths that are shorter…
Electromagnetic waves
A form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space.
Radiation
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
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Weather factors-science
Temperature
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Average amount of energy of motion of each particle in a subs…
Transfer of heat by electromagnetic waves
Transfer of heat by direct contact
Transfer of heat by fluid movement of heated air
Temperature
Average amount of energy of motion of each particle in a subs…
Radiation
Transfer of heat by electromagnetic waves
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Science 6- Weather Factors
Cirrus
Stratus
Cumulus
Cumulonimbus
High, wispy ice clouds, often seen in clear skies, and mean g…
flat layer of low clouds, light rain, drizzle, or flurries li…
fluffy lower clouds often "grow" during sunny days, usually m…
giant thunderhead clouds that tower to high heights, thunders…
Cirrus
High, wispy ice clouds, often seen in clear skies, and mean g…
Stratus
flat layer of low clouds, light rain, drizzle, or flurries li…
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Science - Weather Factors
Temperature
Temperature Tool
Temperature Units
Wind
The measure of the amount of heat in the air
Thermometer
Degrees: Celsius or Fahrenheit
The movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area…
Temperature
The measure of the amount of heat in the air
Temperature Tool
Thermometer
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Science (meteorology weather factors)
Meteorology
Barometer
High-pressure
Low-pressure
Study of Earth's atmosphere
A instrument used to measure air pressure
Cooler temp equals lower humidity clear cool dry weather
Warmer temps equals higher humidity cloudy warmer wet weather
Meteorology
Study of Earth's atmosphere
Barometer
A instrument used to measure air pressure
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Science: Factors of Weather
Wind
Local Winds
Sea Breeze
Global Winds
Movement of air due to changes in temp. This creates changes…
Sea and Land
The cool sea blows this onto warm land
Polars, westerlies, easterlies, trades
Wind
Movement of air due to changes in temp. This creates changes…
Local Winds
Sea and Land
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Science Weather Factors
Horse Latitudes
Sub Polar Low
Relative Humidity
Monsoon
High pressure belts at 30 degrees. Warm, dry and calm belt
Low pressure belts at 60 degrees. Cold and stormy weather
Compares the amount of water vapor in the air with the airs w…
Wind that changes directions with the change of the seasons.…
Horse Latitudes
High pressure belts at 30 degrees. Warm, dry and calm belt
Sub Polar Low
Low pressure belts at 60 degrees. Cold and stormy weather
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Science weather factors
Weather
Wind
Air current
Anticyclones
a conduction of the atmosphere in specific place and time
Movement of air along Earth's surface
Air moves up or down
High pressure center winds blow clockwise outward clear skies
Weather
a conduction of the atmosphere in specific place and time
Wind
Movement of air along Earth's surface
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Science Weather Factors
Explain how energy travels to earth fr…
visible light
infrared radiation (left of red)
ultraviolet radiation (right of violet…
- some sunlight is absorbed or reflected by the atmosphere be…
- includes all of the colors that you see in roygbiv... - red, o…
- one form of electromagnetic energy is infrared radiation... -…
- sun gives off ultraviolet radiation which is a visible ligh…
Explain how energy travels to earth fr…
- some sunlight is absorbed or reflected by the atmosphere be…
visible light
- includes all of the colors that you see in roygbiv... - red, o…
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science- weather factors
T or F... nearly half of the energy in ea…
how does energy from the sun travel to…
T or F... electromagnetic waves are class…
what is the direct transfer of energy…
False
in electromagnetic waves
True
Radiation
T or F... nearly half of the energy in ea…
False
how does energy from the sun travel to…
in electromagnetic waves
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Weather Factors Quiz -Science
Heat
three types of heat transfer
wind
anemometer
When energy is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
radiation -the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves [w…
the movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area…
an instrument that measures wind speed
Heat
When energy is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
three types of heat transfer
radiation -the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves [w…
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Science 6 Weather Factors
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Dew Point
The process by which water molecules in liquid water escape i…
The measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
The process by witch molecules of water vapor in the air beco…
The temperature at witch condensation begins.
Evaporation
The process by which water molecules in liquid water escape i…
Humidity
The measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
41 terms
Science- Weather Factors quiz
Heat
Three main types of heat transfer
Radiation
Conduction
When energy is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
Radiation ... Conduction... Convection
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves (which can tr…
The transfer of heat from one substance to another substance…
Heat
When energy is transferred from a hotter object to a cooler one
Three main types of heat transfer
Radiation ... Conduction... Convection
37 terms
Earth Science: Chapter 16 - Weather Factors
electromagnetic waves
radiation
infrared radiation
ultraviolet radiation
waves that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
the direct transfer of energy through space by electromagneti…
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than v…
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are shorter than…
electromagnetic waves
waves that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
radiation
the direct transfer of energy through space by electromagneti…
25 terms
Science Weather Factors
Scattering
The green house effect
0 degrees C.
Thermometer
The sky lookes blue because of
The process by which gases hold heat in the atmoshere is called
On the Celsius scale the freezing point of water is
Air temperature is usually measured with a
Scattering
The sky lookes blue because of
The green house effect
The process by which gases hold heat in the atmoshere is called
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Science- Weather Factors and Patterens
Electromagnetic Waves
Radiation
Infrared Radiation
Ultraviolet Radiation
waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through a va…
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than v…
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are shorter than…
Electromagnetic Waves
waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through a va…
Radiation
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
12 terms
Science - Weather Factors
Visible light, Ultraviolet radiation,…
Ultraviolet Radiation
Scattering
Infrared Radiation
The 3 forms of radiation that travel from the sun as electrom…
Has wavelengths that are shorter than visible light
A process in which dust particles and gases in the atmosphere…
When earth's surface is heated, it radiates most of the energ…
Visible light, Ultraviolet radiation,…
The 3 forms of radiation that travel from the sun as electrom…
Ultraviolet Radiation
Has wavelengths that are shorter than visible light
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Science: weather factors
Local and global winds
Local winds
Global winds
Atmosphere
Created by unequal heating of the earth surface, High-pressur…
Land breeze flow of air from land to water, Short distances,…
Tradewinds, Coriolis effect, polar easterlies, occur over a l…
The envelope of gases that surrounds the earth
Local and global winds
Created by unequal heating of the earth surface, High-pressur…
Local winds
Land breeze flow of air from land to water, Short distances,…
11 terms
Weather Factors; Science Final
Air Pressure
Barometer
Condensation
Humidity
the force exerted by the weight of air above a given point
an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
the change of state from a gas to a liquid
a general term referring to water vapor in the air but not to…
Air Pressure
the force exerted by the weight of air above a given point
Barometer
an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
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Science Weather Factors Review
What are electromagnetic waves?
What are electromagnetic waves classif…
What is a wavelength?
What is radiation?
Electromagnetic waves are a form of energy that can move thro…
Electromagnetic waves are classified according to wavelength.
A wavelength is the distance between one wave and another.
Radiation is the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic…
What are electromagnetic waves?
Electromagnetic waves are a form of energy that can move thro…
What are electromagnetic waves classif…
Electromagnetic waves are classified according to wavelength.
Vocabulary Chapter 17 Weather Factors
Anemometer
Conduction
Convection
Convection Currents
measures wind speed
direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substan…
transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
upward movement of warm air and the downward movement of cool…
Anemometer
measures wind speed
Conduction
direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substan…
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science weather factors test
air pressure
infrared radiation
define convection
conduction
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
a form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visibl…
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
air pressure
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
infrared radiation
a form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visibl…
30 terms
science:weather factors
It is a mixture of all of the colors o…
It has wavelength that are longer than…
It has wavelengths that are shorter th…
What causes the different colors of vi…
visible light
infrared radiation
Ultraviolet Radiation
different wavelengths
It is a mixture of all of the colors o…
visible light
It has wavelength that are longer than…
infrared radiation
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Science Vocab-Weather Factor
radiation
scattering
greenhouse effect
temperature
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
reflection of light in all directions
the process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by gas…
a measure of how hot and cold an object is compared to a refe…
radiation
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
scattering
reflection of light in all directions
47 terms
Science: Weather Factors and Patterns
Nearly all of the energy in Earth's At…
The sun's energy travels as __________…
The Sun's electromagnetic waves can tr…
Visible light is a mixture of what?
The sun
Electromagnetic Waves
Space
All of the colors of the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green,…
Nearly all of the energy in Earth's At…
The sun
The sun's energy travels as __________…
Electromagnetic Waves
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Weather Chapter 2 Vocabulary (Weather Factors)
Anemometer
Conduction
Infrared Radiation
Psychrometer
An instrument used to measure wind speed
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another by…
A form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visibl…
An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting o…
Anemometer
An instrument used to measure wind speed
Conduction
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another by…
33 terms
WMS Earth Science Unit 4: Weather Factors
Weather
Atmosphere
Ozone
Photochemical Smog
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The layer of gas that surrounds the Earth
O3 molecues which form a layer in the top of the stratosphere…
A brownish haze that is a mixture of ozone and other chemical…
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Atmosphere
The layer of gas that surrounds the Earth
28 terms
Weather Factors LAST SCIENCE TEST!!!!
Radiation
Infrared radiation
Ultraviolet radiation
Scattering
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
form of energy with wavelengths longer than red light. It is…
form of energy with wavelengths shorter than violet light. Ca…
dust particles and gases in the atmosphere reflect light in a…
Radiation
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Infrared radiation
form of energy with wavelengths longer than red light. It is…
62 terms
Science chapter 2 weather factors
Electromagnetic waves
Radiation
Infrared radiation
Ultraviolet radiation
Waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through the…
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than v…
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are shorter than…
Electromagnetic waves
Waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through the…
Radiation
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
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