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streamlike movements of water, the steady flow of ocean water in a prevailing direction -1 convection current ocean currents
a current caused by the rising of heated stuff and sinking of cooled stuff Convection currents
The apparent curving of the path of moving object from an otherwise straight path due to the Earth's rotation coriolis effect
Pressure belts at every 30 degrees of latitude and the Coriolis effect produce patterns of calm areas and wind systems on the Earth's surface. Global Winds
Warm air that rises. Rainy, cloudy weather Low Pressure
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving toward the land. Sea Breeze
the flow of air from land to a body of water Land Breeze
A mass of sinking cool air that usually bring fair weather. High Pressure
a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere jet stream
Air in motion, caused by the uneven heating of the Earth Wind

Weather Vocabulary Crossword

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a rapidly whirling funnel shaped cloud tornado
the average conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds, and clouds per year climate
the flow of air from to a body of water land breeze
water or other liquid diffused in small quantities as vapor moisture
a tropical storm with violent winds and cyclones typically in the Caribbean hurricane
the force exerted onto a surface air pressure
an effect of the wind pattern Coriolis Effect
a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average high pressure
lowest region of the atmosphere troposphere
a storm with thunder, lightening, and heavy rain thunderstorm
the process of turning from liquid into vapor evaporation
action of rotating around an axis rotation
when the land heats and cools up faster than water unequal hearing and cooling
patterns of the wind going around the world global wind pattern
a current into a fluid that results from convection convection currents
a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is below average low pressure
a breeze toward land from the sea sea breeze
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards to heat weather

Meteorology Word Search

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Word Search
Description

convection
convection current
land breeze
tornado
air pressure
climate
Coriolis effect
global wind
humidity
hurricane
sea breeze
thunderstorm
weather

convection currents Crossword

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Description

in the atmosphere carry heated air up and drop cooler air down toward earth's surface. convection currents
is when the air mass warms and becomes less dense rising above earth's surface low pressure
what happens when the air cools, becomes dence, and sinks towards earth's surfce high pressure
is the diffrence in pressure between a high and low pressure flowing from higher to lower pressure wind
winds that affect a comparatively small area local breezes
a breeze blowing toward the land from the sea, especially during the day owing to the relative warmth of the land. sea breeze
a breeze blowing toward the sea from the land, especially at night, owing to the relative warmth of the sea land breeze
the number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a body by one degree. heat capacity
is a part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by global density gradients created by surface heat and freshwater fluxes. thermohaline
is a constantly moving system of deep-ocean circulation driven by temperature and salinity. global ocean conveyor belt

science 6th grade Crossword

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the conditions of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place weather
the envelope of gases that surrounds earth atmosphere
the lowest layer of earths atmosphere troposphere
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure wind
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances global wind
winds that blow over short distances local wind
a tropical storm that has winds of about 119 kilomters per hour or higher hurricane
the flow of air from land to a body of water land breeze
the flow of cooler air from over an ocean or lake toward land sea breeze
the direct transfer of energy through space by electromagnetic waves radiation
the process by which heat gets trapped in the atmosphere greenhouse effect
a humid air mass that forms over oceans maritime air mass
a dry mass that forms over land continelntal air mass
the boundary where unlike air masses meet but do not mix front
a rapidly whirling, funnel shaped cloud that reaches down from a storm cloud to touch earths surface tornado

Winds Word Search

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Description

air density
air pressure
anemometer
cool air
coriolis effect
doldrums
global winds
horse latitudes
jet streams
land breeze
latitude
local winds
monsoons
polar easterlies
sea breeze
trade winds
warm air
wind
wind-chill factor

local and global winds Crossword

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wind the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure
convection cells large circular patterns of air
pressure belts bands of low and high pressure found at about every 30 degrees of latitude on the Earth
Coriolis effect the apparent (looks like) curving of the path of a moving object from an otherwise straight path because the Earth is rotating
polar easterlies wind belts blowing cold sinking air from the poles to 60 degrees latitude north and south
westerlies wind belts that blow moist air producing rain and snow toward the poles from west to east between 60 and 30 degress latitude north and south
trade winds prevailing winds that blow between 30 degrees and the equator; curve to the west in the northern hemisphere and to the east in the southern hemisphere
doldrums winds near the equator that are warm and create an area of low pressure; they have very little wind
horse latitudes areas of high pressure and very dry air that make weak winds at 30 degrees north and south latitudes
jet stream a narrow belt of strong winds that blow in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere
local winds usually move short distances and can blow from any direction

Ocean Currents and Climate Crossword

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the amount of matter in a given space or volume density
a measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a liquid salinity
the apparent curving path of a moving object from an otherwise straight path due to the Earth's rotation Coriolis Effect
A constantly moving system of deep ocean circulation driven by temperature and salinity Global Conveyor Belt
a stream-like movement of ocean water far below the surface deep current
a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind and that occurs at or near the ocean's surface surface current
when currents meet continents they change direction continental deflection
winds blowing from the land toward the sea; occur in the evening in coastal areas land breeze
winds blowing from the sea toward the land; occur during the day in coastal areas sea breeze
the side of a mountain that receives great amounts of rainfall due to warm, moist air traveling upward windward
the side of the mountain that receives very little rainfall; the rain shadow leeward
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back; driven by energy from the sun & gravity water cycle
water, driven by the heat of the sun, changes into vapor and rises into the air evaporation
plants open their pores for carbon dioxide and lose water to evaporation transpiration
water vapor cools and changes back into liquid form condensation
water that falls to the earth as rain, snow, sleet, or hail precipitation
ocean currents have a big impact on the _____________ of an area climate
these currents begin near the equator and travel toward the poles warm currents
these currents begin near the poles and travel toward the equator cold currents

Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

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The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Middle layer of the atmosphere. Begins 50km above Earth's surface and ends 80km above the surface. Mesosphere
Second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone level. Extends from the Troposphere to 50km above earth's surface Stratosphere
lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere; which humans live; where weather occurs Troposphere
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure Barometer
measures wind speed Anemometer
an instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer Psychrometer
A scientist who studies the causes of weather and tries to predict it Meteorologist
Process by which gases hold heat in the air. Greenhouse Effect
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure throughout Air Mass
horizontal moment of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Wind
Winds that blow regularly between 30-60 degrees north and south of the equator.These winds play an important part in the weather in the United States. Prevailing Westerlies
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances Global Winds
Towering clouds with flat tops that often produce thunderstorms. Cumulonimbus clouds
Rain that contains more acid than normal. Acid Rain
A layer found in the Stratosphere that protects the Earth's living things from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. Ozone layer
Amount of mass in a given volume of air Density
percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor that air can contain at a particular temperature. Relative Humidity
prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degrees and 90 degrees latitude in both hemispheres Polar Easterlies
Land Breeze movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea Land Breeze
movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above the land to rise Sea Breeze
Winds that blow over short distances caused by unequal heating of Earth's surface within a small area local winds
winds that blow east to west between the equator and 30 degrees latitude (used by European traders seeking trade with the American colonies trade winds

Global Winds Crossword

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What are the winds that blow from West to East in the midl attitudes Westerlies
What are the winds that blow from East to West near the Equator Trade Winds
What are the winds that blow from East to West near the poles Polar Easterlies
Winds that blow away from each other at a high pressure zone Divergent Winds
Winds that blow toward each other at a low pressure zone Convergent Winds
Winds that blow from the Sea to the Land Sea Breezes
Winds that blow from the Land to the Sea Land Breezes
Winds that blow from Mountains to valleys Mountain Breezes
Winds that blow from valleys to mountains Valley Breezes
The winds that move in a convection currents in three regions in both the northern and southern hemispheres are called Hadley Cells
Areas that do not have wind are called ___________ Doldrums
An area where air rises due to heat is a _____ pressure zone Low
An area where air falls is called a ______ pressure zone High
The rotation of the earth causes the wind to appear to curve. This is called the ________________. Coriolis Effect

Weather and Climate Word Search

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Description

Air Mass
Air Pressure
Anemometer
Barometer
Barometric Pressure
Climate
Cold Front
Condensation
Conduction
Convection Current
Coriolis effect
Density
Doppler Radar
Energy
Evaporation
Gas
Gravity
Greenhouse Effect
Heat
Humidity
Hurricane
Land Breeze
Liquid
Ocean Currents
Precipitation
Radiation
Reflect
Satellite
Sea Breeze
Solid
Stable Air Mass
Storm Surge
Sun
Surface Currents
Temperature
Thermometer
Tornado
Tsunami
Unstable Air Mass
Upwelling
Vortex
Warm Front
Water Cycle
Weather
Wind