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25 terms
Science - Weather & Climate
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
47 terms
Science (Weather & Climate)
Weather
Atmosphere
Ozone
Water Vapor
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place.
The thin envelope of gases that surround the planet. (Nitroge…
A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms instead of two.
Water in the form of a gas (not the same as steam).
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place.
Atmosphere
The thin envelope of gases that surround the planet. (Nitroge…
13 terms
Weather and Climate Science Test
warm front
weather
severe weather
stationary front
when warm air takes over cold air and causes light rain over…
day to day conditions (sunny, cloudy, or rainy).
out of the ordinary or extreme weather
when warm air and cold air meet and causes heavy rain
warm front
when warm air takes over cold air and causes light rain over…
weather
day to day conditions (sunny, cloudy, or rainy).
12 terms
5th-Science-Weather and Climate
Weather
climate
humitdity
precipitation
the condition of the air in a specific place at a specific time
the usual weather in a place
water vapor in the air
water falling to the surface of the Earth in the form of rain…
Weather
the condition of the air in a specific place at a specific time
climate
the usual weather in a place
30 terms
Earth Science - Weather and Climate
climate
continental climate
maritime climate
polar
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental climate
type of temperate climate over land
Earth Science - Weather and Climate
climate
continental air mass
maritime air mass
polar air mass
long-term average of weather in an area
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
air mass that forms over an ocean, typically humid and moist
a cold air mass that forms over the poles
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental air mass
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
17 terms
5th Science Weather & Climate
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
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
33 terms
Science Weather and Climate Unit
density
phases changes
crystaline
fluid
mass (g) / volume (ml)
includes melting and boiling point
is a type of solid formed by a three dimensional pattern of m…
matter that flows (could be a liquid or a gas)
density
mass (g) / volume (ml)
phases changes
includes melting and boiling point
48 terms
(Science) Weather and Climate
Air Pressure
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Cirrus clouds
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
A layer of gases surrounding our planet
Part of Earth where life exists
Are thin and wispy and form high in the sky, they appear befo…
Air Pressure
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
Atmosphere
A layer of gases surrounding our planet
12 terms
Science Weather and Climate Unit
Weather vs. Climate
Air Pressure
Global Winds
Coriolis Effect
The difference between these is that Climate is recorded over…
The force exerted by air, whether compressed or unconfined, o…
A dominant prevailing wind pattern that blows in a fairly con…
The apparent deflection of moving objects when the rotation i…
Weather vs. Climate
The difference between these is that Climate is recorded over…
Air Pressure
The force exerted by air, whether compressed or unconfined, o…
22 terms
Science: Weather and Climate
weather
climate
meteorologist
climatologist
condition of the atmosphere on a particular date and place
average weather over a long period of time
scientist who studies weather
scientist who studies the earth's climates
weather
condition of the atmosphere on a particular date and place
climate
average weather over a long period of time
30 terms
Earth Science - Weather and Climate
climate
continental climate
maritime climate
polar
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental climate
type of temperate climate over land
30 terms
Science Weather and Climate
humidity
air mass
occluded front
sea breeze
The amount of water vapor in the air.
A large body of air that has the same temperature and level o…
The area in which a warm air mass is caught between two cold…
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
humidity
The amount of water vapor in the air.
air mass
A large body of air that has the same temperature and level o…
32 terms
Science Climate and Weather
weather
climate
atmosphere
Earth's system
the minute-to-minute changes in the atmosphere that is consta…
the AVERAGE weather conditions or how the atmosphere "behaves…
the layer of air (which includes gases, liquids, and solids)…
the interaction between the Earth's spheres (atmosphere, hydr…
weather
the minute-to-minute changes in the atmosphere that is consta…
climate
the AVERAGE weather conditions or how the atmosphere "behaves…
15 terms
Science Unit 5- Weather and Climate
weather
climate
equator
tropics
the moment-by-moment conditions in the atmosphere
the average weather in a particular area
the imaginary line halfway between the North and South poles
areas of land near the equator
weather
the moment-by-moment conditions in the atmosphere
climate
the average weather in a particular area
24 terms
Science Test Weather and Climate
atmosphere
composition of the atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
thin layer of gas that surrounds the earth
78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and 1% trace gases
lowest atmospheric layer; layer in which we live and weather…
contains the ozone layer(which holds in the sun's heat), whic…
atmosphere
thin layer of gas that surrounds the earth
composition of the atmosphere
78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and 1% trace gases
12 terms
Science Weather and Climate
weather
wind
sea breeze
land breeze
the condition of the atmosphere at any given moment in a part…
the movement of air due to differences in air pressure
a local wind that blows from an ocean or sea toward land
a local wind that blows from the land toward a body of water
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at any given moment in a part…
wind
the movement of air due to differences in air pressure
27 terms
Science: Weather and Climate
Cold Front
Warm Front
Stationary Front
Gases
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
warm air advances towards cold air; warm air glides over cold…
warm air and cold air masses push into each other but neither…
Nitrogen (78%) oxygen (21%) argon (0.9%) carbon dioxide (0.4%…
Cold Front
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
Warm Front
warm air advances towards cold air; warm air glides over cold…
32 terms
Earth Science - Weather and Climate
climate
continental air mass
maritime air mass
polar air mass
long-term average of weather in an area
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
air mass that forms over an ocean, typically humid and moist
a cold air mass that forms over the poles
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental air mass
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
17 terms
6th Science Weather & Climate
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
25 terms
Earth Science -Weather and Climate
climate
continental
maritime
polar
long-term average of weather in an area, including seasons
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
dry, cold climate zone
climate
long-term average of weather in an area, including seasons
continental
type of temperate climate over land
21 terms
Earth Science - Weather and Climate
weather
climate
air mass
continental air mass
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
long-term average of weather in an area
large body of air with uniform temperature and humidity
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
17 terms
5th Science Weather & Climate
weather
air mass
front
humidity
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
amount of moisture in the air
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
air mass
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
Earth Science-Weather and Climate
weather
climate
seasons
How does the sun's warmth affect the l…
the outside conditions at one area at one time, including tem…
patterns of weather in an area over a long period of time, ab…
patterns of weather during a short time, about 3 months
1. The sun heats up sand and concrete faster than dirt or gra…
weather
the outside conditions at one area at one time, including tem…
climate
patterns of weather in an area over a long period of time, ab…
17 terms
Science weather and climate test
The difference between weather and cli…
What is air pressure,what are the two…
How do differnes in air pressure creat…
how does air pressure change as you in…
weather: is the state of the atmosphere at a given time and p…
low pressure: cold rainy stormy... High pressure: sunny,warm,cle…
its caused by different temperatures(causes air pressure diff…
it decreseas
The difference between weather and cli…
weather: is the state of the atmosphere at a given time and p…
What is air pressure,what are the two…
low pressure: cold rainy stormy... High pressure: sunny,warm,cle…
15 terms
Weather and Climate for science
condensation
transpiration
evaporation
precipitation
the process by which water vapor in the air is changed into w…
the transport of water through a plant into the atmosphere
the process where water, or other liquid, is transformed into…
any liquid that forms in a saturated atmosphere and falls fro…
condensation
the process by which water vapor in the air is changed into w…
transpiration
the transport of water through a plant into the atmosphere
11 terms
weather and climate -- science plus
climate
el nino
la nina
hail
the pattern of weather an area experiences over a long period…
climactic changes occurring in the Pacific Ocean. These large…
the cooling of the water in the Pacific Ocean that is associa…
pellets of frozen rain that fall in showers from cumulonimbus…
climate
the pattern of weather an area experiences over a long period…
el nino
climactic changes occurring in the Pacific Ocean. These large…
31 terms
Science vocabulary (WEATHER AND CLIMATE)
Weather
water vapor
water cycle
troposphere
The temperature and other outside conditions (such as rain, c…
the state of water when it is an invisible gas
the way water works it's self around earth
the bottom layer of the atmosphere, where temperature decreas…
Weather
The temperature and other outside conditions (such as rain, c…
water vapor
the state of water when it is an invisible gas
22 terms
Science: Weather and climate unit
Air pressure
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Cirrus clouds
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
A layer of gases surrounding our planets.
Part of earth where life exist.
Are thin wispy and form high in the sky. They appear before a…
Air pressure
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
Atmosphere
A layer of gases surrounding our planets.
31 terms
Science : Weather + Climate : Vocab
Warm Front
Cold Front
Stationary Front
Air Mass
A front caused by a warm air mass going over a cold one.
A front caused by a cold air mass pushing a warm one up.
A collection of air masses that are not strong enough to push…
A large body of air that has the same temperature and moisture.
Warm Front
A front caused by a warm air mass going over a cold one.
Cold Front
A front caused by a cold air mass pushing a warm one up.
12 terms
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
science weather and climate
air pressure
barometer
cold front
warm front
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
forms when cold air moves under warm air which is less dense…
a front where warm air moves over cold air and brings drizzly…
air pressure
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
barometer
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
16 terms
Science Weather and Climate
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Weather
Insolation
The layers of gases that surround Earth.
The layer of atmosphere closest to Earth's crust.
The state of Earth's troposphere at a given place or time.
The amount of the Sun's energy that reaches Earth.
Atmosphere
The layers of gases that surround Earth.
Troposphere
The layer of atmosphere closest to Earth's crust.
31 terms
Science (weather and climate).
air mass
air pressure
altitude
atmosphere
large body of air with similar temperature and humidity -- th…
The force exerted on a surface by gas particles in the air
The height of anything above a given planetary reference plan…
thin layer of gas surrounding Earth
air mass
large body of air with similar temperature and humidity -- th…
air pressure
The force exerted on a surface by gas particles in the air
Weather and Climate/Science
air mass
air pressure
altitude
atmosphere
a body of air with horizontally uniform levels of temperature…
the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere o…
the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or…
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet
air mass
a body of air with horizontally uniform levels of temperature…
air pressure
the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere o…
science vocab weather and climate
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Mesosphere
Stratosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
3rd layer of the atmosphere
The second-lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere.
Atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
Troposphere
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
48 terms
science weather and climate
air pressure
atmosphere
biosphere
cirrus clouds
a force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
a layer of gas surrounding our planet
part of earth where life exist
are thin wispy and form high in the sky. they appear before a…
air pressure
a force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
atmosphere
a layer of gas surrounding our planet
science vocab: weather and climate
air pressure
barometer
cold front
drought
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
the zone separating two air masses, of which the cooler, dens…
long period of dry weather
air pressure
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
barometer
an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
43 terms
Weather and Climate Science
weather
climate
continental
maritime
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
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
12 terms
Weather and Climate - Science Review
weather
precipitation
climate
evaporation
the day to day atmospheric conditions
liquid water that has condensed and falling from atmosphere
average weather conditions of an area over long periods of time
the change from liquid form to gaseous form
weather
the day to day atmospheric conditions
precipitation
liquid water that has condensed and falling from atmosphere
19 terms
Science - Weather and Climate
weather
atmosphere
seasons
temperature
a way to describe the outdoors at a given time
surrounds the earth and is made of gases
the Earth's tilted axis cause this to happen
is not a measure of how hot it is but how fast particles are…
weather
a way to describe the outdoors at a given time
atmosphere
surrounds the earth and is made of gases
49 terms
*science* weather and climate
air pressure
atmosphere
biosphere
cirrus clouds
a force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
a layer of gases surrounding our planet
part of earth where life exist
are thin wispy and form in the sky. they appear before a chan…
air pressure
a force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
atmosphere
a layer of gases surrounding our planet
32 terms
Earth Science - Weather and Climate
climate
continental air mass
maritime air mass
polar air mass
long-term average of weather in an area
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
air mass that forms over an ocean, typically humid and moist
a cold air mass that forms over the poles
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
continental air mass
air mass that forms over a continent, typically dry
23 terms
Science Weather and Climate Flashcards
Trophosphere
Stratosphere
Ionosphere
Radiation
The atmospheric layer closest to Earth's surface
The atmospheric layer directly above the troposphere
A region within the mesosphere and thermosphere containing ions
Energy carried by an electromagnetic wave
Trophosphere
The atmospheric layer closest to Earth's surface
Stratosphere
The atmospheric layer directly above the troposphere
Science Weather & Climate Review
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
High Pressure Areas
Transfer of heat through direct contact.
Transfer of heat through fluids (liquids and gasses).
Transfer of heat through electromagnetic waves.
The temperature is low.
Conduction
Transfer of heat through direct contact.
Convection
Transfer of heat through fluids (liquids and gasses).
11 terms
Science Weather and Climate
weather
climate
meteorology
barometer
the properties of the atmosphere at a given time and location…
the average weather conditions in an area
the study of patterns of weather
a tool used to measure air pressure
weather
the properties of the atmosphere at a given time and location…
climate
the average weather conditions in an area
9 terms
Science Climate and Weather
Climate
Weather
Glacier
Alpine Glacier
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
a glacier that forms in the mountains
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Science Climate and Weather
Climate
Weather
Glacier
Alpine Glacier
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
a glacier that forms in the mountains
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
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