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32 terms
Weather Concepts
What is the most common gas found in E…
What happens to the temperature as you…
The horizontal movement of air from hi…
Which holds more moisture? Warm air or…
Nitrogen
It decreases
wind
warm air
What is the most common gas found in E…
Nitrogen
What happens to the temperature as you…
It decreases
14 terms
Weather Concepts
Convection Current
hot air
cold air
sea breeze
the circular movement of air due to differences in temperature
rises
sinks
air blowing from the sea towards the land during the day
Convection Current
the circular movement of air due to differences in temperature
hot air
rises
29 terms
Weather Concepts
water cycle
evaporation
water vapor
humidity
how water moves from Earth's surface into the air and back ag…
changing from liquid to gas
water as a gas
the amount of water vapor (moisture) in the air
water cycle
how water moves from Earth's surface into the air and back ag…
evaporation
changing from liquid to gas
44 terms
weather concepts
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
When air pressure increase the baromet…
The ultimate energy source of wind is
The ozone layer is found in
Nitrogen and oxygen
rises
solar radiation
the stratosphere
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
Nitrogen and oxygen
When air pressure increase the baromet…
rises
44 terms
weather concepts
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
When air pressure increase the baromet…
The ultimate energy source of wind is
The ozone layer is found in
Nitrogen and oxygen
rises
solar radiation
the stratosphere
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
Nitrogen and oxygen
When air pressure increase the baromet…
rises
44 terms
weather concepts
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
When air pressure increase the baromet…
The ultimate energy source of wind is
The ozone layer is found in
Nitrogen and oxygen
rises
solar radiation
the stratosphere
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
Nitrogen and oxygen
When air pressure increase the baromet…
rises
11 terms
Weather Concepts
Gases of the atmosphere... 1.... 2.... 3.
How does the atmosphere protect the Ea…
What characterizes a desert climate?…
Explain the water cycle.
...
...
...
...
Gases of the atmosphere... 1.... 2.... 3.
...
How does the atmosphere protect the Ea…
...
44 terms
weather concepts
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
When air pressure increase the baromet…
The ultimate energy source of wind is
The ozone layer is found in
Nitrogen and oxygen
rises
solar radiation
the stratosphere
Most of Earth's dry air is made up of
Nitrogen and oxygen
When air pressure increase the baromet…
rises
15 terms
Weather Concepts
Está lloviendo
Llueve
Está nevado
Nieva
it is raining
it rains
it is snowing
it snows
Está lloviendo
it is raining
Llueve
it rains
17 terms
Weather Concepts
4 properties of air
Cause of Wind
Weather with Stratus Clouds
Weather with Cumulus Clouds
Air temperature, Humidity, Air pressure, & Wind
uneven heating of the Earth
humid, slight sprinkle, foggy, drizzly rain
fair, can turn stormy
4 properties of air
Air temperature, Humidity, Air pressure, & Wind
Cause of Wind
uneven heating of the Earth
14 terms
Weather Concepts
high pressure
low pressure
ahead of a cold front
behind a cold front
sunny
rain or storms
warm (possibly rain)
cold
high pressure
sunny
low pressure
rain or storms
12 terms
Weather Concepts
Altitude
Climate
Growing Season
High Pressure System
The height of an object or point in relation to sea level or…
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
The part of the year during which rainfall and temperature al…
The Earth's atmosphere exerts a pressure on the surface. Pres…
Altitude
The height of an object or point in relation to sea level or…
Climate
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
20 terms
Weather Concepts
Levels of the Atmosphere
Mid-level Clouds
High-level Cloud
Low-level Clouds
Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Ionosphere
Altostratus
Cirrus
Stratus
Levels of the Atmosphere
Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Ionosphere
Mid-level Clouds
Altostratus
16 terms
Weather Concepts
Está lloviendo.
Llueve
Está nevando.
Nieva
It is raining.
It rains.
It is snowing.
It snows.
Está lloviendo.
It is raining.
Llueve
It rains.
17 terms
Weather Concepts
it is raining
it rains
it is snowing
it snows
está lloviendo
llueve
está nevando
nieva
it is raining
está lloviendo
it rains
llueve
39 terms
Weather Concepts
climate zone
climate changes
lattitude
longitude
a region throughout which yearly patterns of temperature, rai…
long-term alteration in global weather patterns, including in…
lines that run east and west dividing the earth
lines that run north and south
climate zone
a region throughout which yearly patterns of temperature, rai…
climate changes
long-term alteration in global weather patterns, including in…
11 terms
Weather - concepts
how does earth's rotation affect hurri…
what factor determines dry and wet snow
compare the rate at which warm and col…
factor that determines the shape of sn…
it causes the winds to spiral
if the air is cold you have dry snow... if the ground is warm yo…
a cold front moves faster than a warm front
temperature and the amount of moisture
how does earth's rotation affect hurri…
it causes the winds to spiral
what factor determines dry and wet snow
if the air is cold you have dry snow... if the ground is warm yo…
31 terms
Weather Concepts
humidity
relative humidity
high relative humidity
what is humidity a good indicator of?
mass of water per volume of air
how much water air can hold
makes hot air feel hotter and cold air feel colder
comfort
humidity
mass of water per volume of air
relative humidity
how much water air can hold
32 terms
Weather Concepts
What is the most common gas found in E…
What happens to the temperature as you…
The horizontal movement of air from hi…
Which holds more moisture? Warm air or…
Nitrogen
It decreases
wind
warm air
What is the most common gas found in E…
Nitrogen
What happens to the temperature as you…
It decreases
20 terms
WEATHER Terms and Concepts
WEATHER
CLIMATE
CONVECTION
CONDENSATION
Day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
Long-term average of weather in an area
Process of heat transfer by the circulation or movement of a…
The process by which molecules of water vapor in the air beco…
WEATHER
Day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
CLIMATE
Long-term average of weather in an area
15 terms
3.2 Concepts - Weather
precipitation
change the wind patterns
clouds
East
all fronts can produce this kind of weather
El Nino and La Nina change the weather around the globe by...
Rising air creates
What general direction is the cold front moving?
precipitation
all fronts can produce this kind of weather
change the wind patterns
El Nino and La Nina change the weather around the globe by...
71 terms
5th Grade, Weather Concepts
Cloud
anchor
high air pressure
wind vane
Consist of billions of tiny water droplets (and even ice crys…
to hold, keep fixed in place
occurs when the air pressure is higher than areas around it;…
instrument used to measure wind direction
Cloud
Consist of billions of tiny water droplets (and even ice crys…
anchor
to hold, keep fixed in place
29 terms
Weather&Climate concepts
Meteorology
Meteoroloogist
Air Pressure
Barometer
Is the scientific study of the atmosphere that explains and p…
Are scientist who study the atmosphere.
is closely approximated by the hrdrostatic pressure caused by…
Is a scientific instrument used in meteorology to measure atm…
Meteorology
Is the scientific study of the atmosphere that explains and p…
Meteoroloogist
Are scientist who study the atmosphere.
15 terms
Weather Concepts (7.01)
llover
nevar
Está nublado.
Hace buen tiempo.
to rain
to snow
It is cloudy.
The weather is good.
llover
to rain
nevar
to snow
22 terms
Vocab/Concepts: Climate and Weather
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Cryosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
A term referring to all water that is temporarily frozen in p…
Geosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
26 terms
Weather and Climate concepts
Meteorologist
Air Pressure
Barometer
Low pressure system
A scientist who studies weather
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
area with lower atmospheric pressure than its surrounding are…
Meteorologist
A scientist who studies weather
Air Pressure
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
29 terms
Weather words and concepts
Climate
Weather
Important weather factors
Air pressure
General conditions in a larger area over long periods of time…
Specific conditions at a particular location at a specific ti…
Pressure... Temperature... Humidity... Precipitation... Location/Topography
The force caused by collisions of air particles combined with…
Climate
General conditions in a larger area over long periods of time…
Weather
Specific conditions at a particular location at a specific ti…
22 terms
Vocab/Concepts: Climate and Weather
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Cryosphere
any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that…
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
A hydrosphere is the total amount of water on a planet. The h…
The cryosphere is the frozen water part of the Earth system.…
Geosphere
any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that…
Biosphere
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
28 terms
2 weather and Climate concepts
Meteorologist
Air Pressure
Barometer
Low pressure system
scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict…
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure
area with lower atmospheric pressure than its surrounding are…
Meteorologist
scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict…
Air Pressure
A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air p…
29 terms
Weather and Climate Concepts
Meteorology
Meteorologist
Air Pressure
Barometer
The climate and weather of a region
The atmospheric pressure by how high the mercury rises
Usually measured with an instrument called a barometer
A instrument measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially…
Meteorology
The climate and weather of a region
Meteorologist
The atmospheric pressure by how high the mercury rises
22 terms
Vocab/Concepts: Climate and Weather
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Cryosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
A term referring to all water that is temporarily frozen in p…
Geosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
22 terms
Vocab/Concepts: Climate and weather
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Cryosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
A term referring to all water that is temporarily frozen in p…
Geosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
26 terms
Weather and Climate Concepts
Meteorologist
Air Pressure
Barometer
Low Pressure System
A scientist who studies weather
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
A whirling mass of warm, moist air that generally brings stor…
Meteorologist
A scientist who studies weather
Air Pressure
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
15 terms
07.01 Weather Concepts
llover
nevar
Está nublado.
Hace buen tiempo.
to rain
to snow
It is cloudy.
The weather is good.
llover
to rain
nevar
to snow
21 terms
Lesson 7 - weather concepts
Esta lloviendo
llueve
está nevando
Nieva
it is raining
it rains
it is snowing
it snows
Esta lloviendo
it is raining
llueve
it rains
14 terms
Weather and Climate Review of Concepts
conduction
convection
radiation heating
land breeze
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
When the heat from the sun's rays is transferred to the atmos…
the flow of air from land to a body of water
conduction
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
convection
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
17 terms
7.01 Weather Concepts
está lloviendo
llueve
está nevando
nieva
it's raining
it rains
it's snowing
it snows
está lloviendo
it's raining
llueve
it rains
17 terms
Key Concepts of Weather and Atmosphere
What is the major source of thermal en…
What is convection?
What is the difference between convect…
How is wind formed?
The energy on Earth comes from the Sun, which heats up Earth'…
Matter that absorbs heat energy tends to rise, and matter tha…
Convection: Heated gas, or liquid particles rise.... Conduction:…
Wind is caused in part by the differences in thermal energy a…
What is the major source of thermal en…
The energy on Earth comes from the Sun, which heats up Earth'…
What is convection?
Matter that absorbs heat energy tends to rise, and matter tha…
42 terms
Science EOG, 5th Grade, Weather Concepts
Cloud
Nimbus clouds
Cumulus clouds
Stratus clouds
Consist of billions of tiny water droplets (and even ice crys…
Are rain bearing clouds that are dark and ragged at the edges.
Are fluffy like pieces of cotton. Often they are thick and ex…
Are flat layers that form close to the Earth. They are often…
Cloud
Consist of billions of tiny water droplets (and even ice crys…
Nimbus clouds
Are rain bearing clouds that are dark and ragged at the edges.
17 terms
7.1 Weather Concepts
Está lloviendo
Llueve
Está nevando
Nieva
It is raining
It rains
It is snowing
It snows
Está lloviendo
It is raining
Llueve
It rains
19 terms
Extreme Weather Concepts
Types on Fronts
Europe Heatwave 2003
Types of rainfall
Anticyclone
PM, Atl ocean, Autumn, winter, cool, wet snow... PC, Russia, Eas…
June-Mid Aug, 35-40 degrees in Germany, temps 20-30% higher t…
Frontal: Warm and cold fronts meet, warm up rises, cools, con…
High pressure, clear calm weather, no rain, dry conditions... Su…
Types on Fronts
PM, Atl ocean, Autumn, winter, cool, wet snow... PC, Russia, Eas…
Europe Heatwave 2003
June-Mid Aug, 35-40 degrees in Germany, temps 20-30% higher t…
17 terms
7.01 Weather Concepts
Está lloviendo
Liueve
Está nevando
Nieva
it is raining
it rains
it is snowing
it snows
Está lloviendo
it is raining
Liueve
it rains
17 terms
7.1 weather concepts
it is raining
it rains
it is snowing
it snows
esta lloviendo
llueve
esta nevando
nieva
it is raining
esta lloviendo
it rains
llueve
17 terms
{7.1} weather concepts
It is raining
It rains
It is snowing
It snows
Está lloviendo
Llueve
Está nevando
Nieva
It is raining
Está lloviendo
It rains
Llueve
24 terms
7.01 Weather Concepts
It is raining.
It rains.
It is snowing.
It snows.
Está lloviendo.
Llueve.
Está nevando.
Nieva.
It is raining.
Está lloviendo.
It rains.
Llueve.
19 terms
weather concepts 2nd grade
atmosphere
water cycle
cloud
meteorologist
The layer of air around the earth
the movement of water as it evaporates and falls back to earth
a billion tiny water droplets in the air
a scientist who studies weather
atmosphere
The layer of air around the earth
water cycle
the movement of water as it evaporates and falls back to earth
17 terms
7.01 weather concepts
Está lloviendo
Llueve
Está nevando
Nieva
It is raining
It rains
It is snowing
It snows
Está lloviendo
It is raining
Llueve
It rains
17 terms
Weather concepts 7.01
Esta lloviendo
Llueve
Esta nevando
Nieva
It is raining
It rains
It is snowing
It snows
Esta lloviendo
It is raining
Llueve
It rains
20 terms
Weather Vocab and Concepts
Layers of the atmosphere in order
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
1. Troposphere 2. Stratosphere 3. Mesosphere 4. Trophosphere
where weather occurs, convection currents, most of atmosphere…
jets and manned balloons, ozone layer--absorb energy from the…
protects Earth from meteors, coldest region of atmosphere, etc.
Layers of the atmosphere in order
1. Troposphere 2. Stratosphere 3. Mesosphere 4. Trophosphere
Troposphere
where weather occurs, convection currents, most of atmosphere…
17 terms
7.01 Weather Concepts
It is raining
It rains
It is snowing
It is snows
Está lloviendo
Llueve
Está nevando
Nieva
It is raining
Está lloviendo
It rains
Llueve
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