How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "weather water solar"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "weather water solar"

26 terms
Weather Fronts, Water Cycle, and Solar Energy VOCABULARY & QUESTIONS
occluded front
warm front
cold front
stationary front
Two cold air masses collide trapping a warm air mass in the m…
When a fast moving warm air mass collides with a colder air m…
When a fast moving cold air mass collides with a warmer air m…
Two air masses collide, but neither can move the other.
occluded front
Two cold air masses collide trapping a warm air mass in the m…
warm front
When a fast moving warm air mass collides with a colder air m…
18 terms
Solar system / Water Cycle and weather/ misc
astronomy
axis
gravity
orbit
the study of the solar system and other celestial bodies
an imaginary straight line through the center of the earth ar…
the natural attraction that tends to draw bodies together
a path that an object follows as it moves around another object
astronomy
the study of the solar system and other celestial bodies
axis
an imaginary straight line through the center of the earth ar…
14 terms
Science the water cycle,weather and the solar system
Orbit
Gravity
Sundial
Transpiration
An orbit is a path that one object has in space./The path one…
The force that causes objects with mass to attract one another.
An instrument that measures the time of day using the positio…
The passage of water vapor from a plant to the atmosphere.
Orbit
An orbit is a path that one object has in space./The path one…
Gravity
The force that causes objects with mass to attract one another.
8 terms
Our Solar System/Weather,Climate, and Water Cycle
ocean
waves
freshwater
saltwater
a large body of salt water with no land around it
moving ridges of water on the surface of the ocean caused by…
water found in lakes, rivers, streams that does not contain s…
water found in oceans (and a few lakes) that contains 3-4% salt
ocean
a large body of salt water with no land around it
waves
moving ridges of water on the surface of the ocean caused by…
13 terms
Solar Weather
Solar activity
The sun's magnetic field
Solar flare
Plasma
A broad term including solar flares, coronal mass ejections,…
The driving force behind solar activity.
Intense burst of radiation from the release of magnetic energ…
A state of matter characterized by ionized atoms. Because it…
Solar activity
A broad term including solar flares, coronal mass ejections,…
The sun's magnetic field
The driving force behind solar activity.
23 terms
Solar Weather
Solar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Solar Flares
Aurora
________ are violent explosions from sunspots in which gas an…
When charged particles collide with particles in the atmosphe…
Solar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
26 terms
Weather Fronts, Water Cycle, and Solar Energy VOCABULARY & QUESTIONS
occluded front
warm front
cold front
stationary front
Two cold air masses collide trapping a warm air mass in the m…
When a fast moving warm air mass collides with a colder air m…
When a fast moving cold air mass collides with a warmer air m…
Two air masses collide, but neither can move the other.
occluded front
Two cold air masses collide trapping a warm air mass in the m…
warm front
When a fast moving warm air mass collides with a colder air m…
8 terms
Vocabulary: Our Solar System/Weather,Climate, and Water Cycle 2/9
Ocean
waves
freshwater
saltwater
a large body of salt water with no land around it
moving ridges of water on the surface of the ocean caused by…
water found in lakes, rivers, streams that does not contain s…
water found in oceans (and a few lakes) that contains 3-4% salt
Ocean
a large body of salt water with no land around it
waves
moving ridges of water on the surface of the ocean caused by…
13 terms
Weather and Water
troposphere
stratosphere
meteorologist
thermometer
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
2nd layer of atmosphere; extends from 10 to 30 miles up; loca…
scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict…
An instrument used to measure temperature
troposphere
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
stratosphere
2nd layer of atmosphere; extends from 10 to 30 miles up; loca…
43 terms
Properties of water, Solar Energy
Capillary Action
Universal Solvent
Surface Tension
Adhesion
the ability of a narrow tube to draw a liquid upwards against…
Water is class this because it dissolves more substances than…
a force present within the surface layer of a liquid that cau…
The force of attraction that causes two different substances…
Capillary Action
the ability of a narrow tube to draw a liquid upwards against…
Universal Solvent
Water is class this because it dissolves more substances than…
7 terms
Solar Energy and the Water Cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
transpiration
The change of a liquid to a gas
The change from a gas to a liquid
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Loss of water from a plant through its leaves
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas
condensation
The change from a gas to a liquid
13 terms
Weather and water
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Meteorologist
compass
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
The second-lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere.
A scientist who studies weather
A instrument that shows you directions
Troposphere
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
Stratosphere
The second-lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere.
18 terms
Water and weather
River
Mountain
Sea
Tap
River
Mountain
13 terms
Weather and water
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Meteorologist
Compass
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
The second-lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere.
A scientist who studies weather
A interment that shows you directions
Troposphere
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
Stratosphere
The second-lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere.
22 terms
Weather and Water
Weather
Water Cycle
Humidity
Condensation
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
The amount of water vapor in the air
The change from a gas to a liquid
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Water Cycle
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
17 terms
Water and Weather
water cycle
atmosphere
biosphere
hydrosphere
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
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…
water cycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
15 terms
Water & Weather
Oxygen and Nitrogen
Thin, feathery clouds that form high i…
Amount of precipitation
Humidity, wind speed, and air temperat…
What are the two main gases in the air?
What are cirrus clouds?
What do meteorologists measure with this device?
Information that is useful to scientists who study weather
Oxygen and Nitrogen
What are the two main gases in the air?
Thin, feathery clouds that form high i…
What are cirrus clouds?
8 terms
Water and Weather
rain
freeze
melt
snow
water that falls in drops from clouds
to change from a liquid to a solid
to change from a solid to a liquid
ice that falls from clouds
rain
water that falls in drops from clouds
freeze
to change from a liquid to a solid
12 terms
Water and Weather
drought
scarce
role
simulate
a time of no rain
a small amount
a job
to mimic something (or show what it's like_
drought
a time of no rain
scarce
a small amount
water and weather
water cycle
evaporation
atmosphere
condensation
the process in which water continuously moves from Earth's su…
the process by which a liquid changes to a gas
the mixture of gases that surround a planet
the process by which a gas changes into a liquid
water cycle
the process in which water continuously moves from Earth's su…
evaporation
the process by which a liquid changes to a gas
14 terms
Weather and Water
Transpiration
Condensation
Precipitation
Percolation
Evaporation of water from plants into the air
Water changes from a gas to a liquid
Condensed water that falls due to gravity (rain, snow, etc.)
Water on the surface filters through the ground
Transpiration
Evaporation of water from plants into the air
Condensation
Water changes from a gas to a liquid
10 terms
Water and Weather
Transpiration
Precipitation
Condensation
Evaporation
Evaporation of water from plants
Any form of water that falls to the earths surface from the c…
The change from a gas to a liquid
The change of a liquid to a gas
Transpiration
Evaporation of water from plants
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls to the earths surface from the c…
33 terms
Weather/Water Cycle Vocabulary
climate
weather
temperature
thermometer
average weather conditions in an area over a long period of t…
conditions of the atmosphere at a certain place and time... *The…
measure of how hot or cold something is
measures the temperature of air (2 temperature scales that ar…
climate
average weather conditions in an area over a long period of t…
weather
conditions of the atmosphere at a certain place and time... *The…
16 terms
Water and Weather
weather
thermometer
rain gauge
wind vane
the condition of the atmosphere at any one place and time.
a tool used to measure weather.
a tool used to measure precipitation
tool that measures the direction of the wind.
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at any one place and time.
thermometer
a tool used to measure weather.
11 terms
Weather and Water Inv 10
carbon dioxide
carbon seqestration
climate change
emission
a greenhouse gas found in Earth's atmosphere. Carbon dioxide…
the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, t…
the change in our climate due to increased greenhouse gases a…
a substance being let out into the atmosphere
carbon dioxide
a greenhouse gas found in Earth's atmosphere. Carbon dioxide…
carbon seqestration
the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, t…
6 terms
Weather and Water Inv 9
El Niño
groundwater
gyre
ocean current
a flow of unusually warm water in the eastern Pacific Ocean t…
water stored below Earth's surface
a large system of rotating ocean currents
a global water pattern affected by winds, differences in wate…
El Niño
a flow of unusually warm water in the eastern Pacific Ocean t…
groundwater
water stored below Earth's surface
7 terms
Weather and Water Inv 7
condensation
condensation nuclei
dew point
evaporation
the process by which water vapor changes into liquid water, u…
tiny surfaces on which water may condense
the temperature at which air is saturated with water vapor an…
the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor
condensation
the process by which water vapor changes into liquid water, u…
condensation nuclei
tiny surfaces on which water may condense
8 terms
Weather and Water Inv 3
atmospheric pressure
bar
barometer
density
the force exerted on a surface by the mass of the air above i…
the unit of measurement for air pressure. A bar is equal to t…
a weather tool that measures air pressure
the amount of mass in a material compared to its volume
atmospheric pressure
the force exerted on a surface by the mass of the air above i…
bar
the unit of measurement for air pressure. A bar is equal to t…
5 terms
Weather and Water Inv 4
convection
convection cell
energy transfer
fluid
heat transfer in a fluid in which hot fluid rises and cold fl…
mass of fluid flowing in a cycle in an area
the movement of energy from one place or form to another; the…
substance that can flow, such as a gas or liquid
convection
heat transfer in a fluid in which hot fluid rises and cold fl…
convection cell
mass of fluid flowing in a cycle in an area
3 terms
Weather and Water Inv 8
cold front
radiosonde
warm front
a zone where a faster-moving cold air mass collides with a wa…
an instrument sent into Earth's atmosphere to measure tempera…
a zone where a faster-moving warm air mass collides with a co…
cold front
a zone where a faster-moving cold air mass collides with a wa…
radiosonde
an instrument sent into Earth's atmosphere to measure tempera…
7 terms
Weather and Water Inv 6
air mass
conduction
Coriolis Effect
jet stream
one huge body of air that has relatively uniform temperature…
transfer of energy from one place to another by contact
what causes the winds near the equator in the Northern and So…
a narrow band of high-altitude wind that affects weather cond…
air mass
one huge body of air that has relatively uniform temperature…
conduction
transfer of energy from one place to another by contact
25 terms
Weather/Water
Atmosphere
Weather
Climate
Wind
The air that surrounds the earth.
The way the air acts around us from hour to hour.
Average weather conditions of an area over a specific time.
Moving air.
Atmosphere
The air that surrounds the earth.
Weather
The way the air acts around us from hour to hour.
Water Planet - Solar System
inner planets
outer planets
star
asteroid
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus
huge gas sphere that radiates light. The Sun is a star.
small, solid objects that orbit the Sun. Most are located bet…
inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
outer planets
Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus
9 terms
Water Weather
groundwater
water cycle
evaporation
transpiration
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
Loss of water from a plant through its leaves
groundwater
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
water cycle
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
12 terms
Solar System and Water Cycle
Evaporation
Reason evaporation is so clean
Condensation
Compare size of Earth to Mercury
Liquid to gas
When water evaporates it leaves behind impurities
Gas to liquid
Earth 3 times larger
Evaporation
Liquid to gas
Reason evaporation is so clean
When water evaporates it leaves behind impurities
8 terms
Water Weather
weather
climate
precipitation
evaporation
Climate or how cold and hot
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Liquid to gas
weather
Climate or how cold and hot
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
23 terms
Water & Weather Unit
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
run-off
process by which liquid water changes into vapor (a gas)
process by which water vapor (gas) changes to a liquid (clouds)
water falling from clouds; rain, snow, sleet, and hail
water flowing down slopes, going back to lakes, rivers, and o…
evaporation
process by which liquid water changes into vapor (a gas)
condensation
process by which water vapor (gas) changes to a liquid (clouds)
19 terms
Water & Weather
Weather
The Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
The condition of the atmosphere at a specific time and place.
The movement of water from liquid to gas through the atmosphe…
When liquid water is heated by the Sun and changes into water…
When water vapor (gas) is cooled and changes back into liquid…
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at a specific time and place.
The Water Cycle
The movement of water from liquid to gas through the atmosphe…
13 terms
Solar Domestic Hot Water
Which are the most popular use of sola…
How can hot water for domestic purpose…
Which DHW (domestic hot water) system…
What is the design of flat-plate colle…
provide hot water for domestic purposes (DHW) or for swimming…
1. active systems using flat-plate collectors (FPCs)... 2. Batch…
flat-plate collectors (FPCs)
-thin, flat metal plate to absorb the sun's radiation... -water…
Which are the most popular use of sola…
provide hot water for domestic purposes (DHW) or for swimming…
How can hot water for domestic purpose…
1. active systems using flat-plate collectors (FPCs)... 2. Batch…
27 terms
weather and water
water cycle
water vapor
evaporation
condensation
the constant movement of water from Earth's surface to the at…
the gas form of water
the process by which a liquid changes into a gas
the process by which a gas changes into a liquid
water cycle
the constant movement of water from Earth's surface to the at…
water vapor
the gas form of water
10 terms
Water and Weather
Precipitation
Water cycle
Atmosphere
Condensation
Forms of water that fall to the ground.
The continual process of water evaporation, condensation and…
The blanket of oxygen, nitrogen and mixed gases around the ea…
When water vapor cools and forms small droplets.
Precipitation
Forms of water that fall to the ground.
Water cycle
The continual process of water evaporation, condensation and…
17 terms
Weather & Water
compress
pressure
Severe Weather
Meteorology
to force air into a smaller space
the "push-back" of compressed air... --amount of air doesn't cha…
weather that is dangerous or causes damage
the scientific study of Earth's weather
compress
to force air into a smaller space
pressure
the "push-back" of compressed air... --amount of air doesn't cha…
17 terms
water & weather
evaporation
condesation
water freezes
water boils
The change of a liquid to a gas
The process by which a gas changes to a liquid
32 degrees fareinheit, 0 degrees celcuis
212 degrees F and 100 degrees C
evaporation
The change of a liquid to a gas
condesation
The process by which a gas changes to a liquid
12 terms
Water Cycle, Weather, & Climate
Condensation
Water Vapor
Precipitation
Water Cycle
The process in which gas turns to a liquid (ex. Cloud, fog, d…
Water in the form of an invisible gas
Water that falls from clouds a rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Repeated movement of water through the environment in differe…
Condensation
The process in which gas turns to a liquid (ex. Cloud, fog, d…
Water Vapor
Water in the form of an invisible gas
38 terms
Weather and Water
Observation
Inference
Quantitative Observation
Qualitative Observation
Using your senses, sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch to…
Making a guess or prediction based on what you observe.
Descriptions that do not use numbers. For example, if you rep…
Include numbers. If you count object or measure them with sta…
Observation
Using your senses, sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch to…
Inference
Making a guess or prediction based on what you observe.
29 terms
Weather and Water
Climate
Forecast
Humidity
Meteorology
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time.
a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop.
The amount of water vapor in the air
Science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time.
Forecast
a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop.
22 terms
Weather and Water
evaporation
evaporation
transpiration
condensation
water going from ocean to atmosphere
water gains energy from the sun and goes from a liquid to a gas
evaporation of water from/out of plants
water goes from gas to liquid & cools/loses energy
evaporation
water going from ocean to atmosphere
evaporation
water gains energy from the sun and goes from a liquid to a gas
14 terms
Water and Weather
air
air pressure
barometer
cirrus cloud
invisible gases that we breathe
weight of air pushing on everything it surrounds
weather tool to measure air pressure changes
thin, wispy-looking clouds made of ice crystals (usually high…
air
invisible gases that we breathe
air pressure
weight of air pushing on everything it surrounds
68 terms
Water and Weather
Fresh Water
Salt Water
Water Cycle
Iceberg
Water that does not contain salt and other minerals
Water that does contain salt and other minerals
The continuous cycle of water on earth
A mass of floating ice that broke away from a glacier
Fresh Water
Water that does not contain salt and other minerals
Salt Water
Water that does contain salt and other minerals
12 terms
Weather and Water Inv 1
air pressure
climate
forecast
humidity
the force exerted on a surface by the mass of the air above i…
the average or typical weather conditions in a region of the…
to predict future events or conditions, such as weather
water vapor in the air
air pressure
the force exerted on a surface by the mass of the air above i…
climate
the average or typical weather conditions in a region of the…
1 of 10