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Wind shear
Hurricane
Troposphere
Tropopause
Thermosphere
Temperature
Sublimation
Stratosphere
Radiation
Phase change
Mesosphere
Funnel cloud
Fog
Evaporation
Convection
Conduction
Condensation
Cloud
Celsius
Air Pressure

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The Atmosphere Word Search

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ozone
methane
carbon dioxide
argon
nitrogen
oxygen
exosphere
thermosphere
mesopause
mesosphere
ozone layer
ionosphere
stratopause
stratosphere
auroras
tropopause
Troposphere

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Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword

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The region surrounding the Earth or another astronomical body. Magnetosphere
Part of the upper atmosphere where temperatures increase continuously. Thermosphere
above the Stratosphere and below the Thermosphere between 30 and 50 miles in altitude. Mesosphere
Above the troposphere, extending to about 32 miles above the earth's surface. Stratosphere
The lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface to a height of about 3.7-6.2 miles, which is the lower boundary of the stratosphere. Troposphere
The outermost region of a planet's atmosphere. Exosphere
It has a high concentration of ions and free electrons and is able to reflect radio waves. It lies above the mesosphere and extends from about 50-600 miles above the earth's surface. Ionosphere
Technical term for ozone layer. Ozonosphere
Colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerful oxidizing properties, formed from oxygen by electrical discharges or ultraviolet light. It differs from normal oxygen in having three atoms in its molecule. Ozone
Short for chlorofluorocarbon. CFC
Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength between that of visible light and that of X-rays. Ultra violet radiation
Elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface. Altitude
Earth's air, which is made up of a thin layer of gases, solids, and liquids; forms a protective layer around the planet and is divided into five distinct layers. Atmosphere
The force exerted on a surface. Pressure
Energy transferred by waves or rays. Radiation

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Climate and Weather Word Search

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sunny
storm
wind
clouds
atmosphere
sleet
snow
hail
rain
precipitation
evaporation
condensation
front
air mass
anemometer
rain gauge
temperature
thermometer
barometer
weather
climate
Tropical
Polar
Temperate

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Weather Crossword

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A rainstorm that includes lightning or thunder thunderstorm
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure barometer
The height above Earth's surface altitude
A large region of air that has a similar temperature and humidity air mass
When wind reaches more than 199 kilometers per hour hurricane
The force put on a given area by the weight of it air pressure
The layer of gasses closest to Earth troposphere
A meeting place between air masses front
The transfer of heat through the movement of a gas or liquid convection
blows steadily in predictable directions and over long distances global wind
The air that surrounds Earth atmosphere
A rotating funnel-shaped cloud that contains winds that blow up to 480 kilometers per hour tornado
a seasonal wind that brings heavy rain monsoon
The average weather conditions of a place or region climate
An ongoing movement of ocean water current

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My Weather Crossword

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Temperature,Elevation and Water Vapor affect? Air pressure
The layer of gases that surrounds earth? Atmosphere
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure is reffered to as? Wind
The average of year after year conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds and clouds in an area? Climate
Seventy-eight percent of Earth's atmosphere is made up of? Nitrogen
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place? Weather
The contamination of Earth's land, water or air? Air Pollution
The amount of water vapor in a given volume of air? Humidity
A measure of how hot or cold an object is compared to a reference point? Temperature
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oceans and land surface through evaporation, condensation and precipitation? Water cycle
The change that Earth's rotation causes in the motion of objects and that explains winds curve? Coriolis effect
The process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water? Condensation
The direct transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another substance that is touching? Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid? Convection
The process by which water molecules in liquid water escape into the air as water vapor? Evaporation
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances? Global Winds
The boundary where unlike air masses meet but don not mix? Front
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface? Precipitation
The process by which water is lost through a plants leaves? Transpiration
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere, where weather occurs? Troposphere
An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure? Barometer
An instrument used to measure speed? Anemometer
Wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals that form at high levels? Cirrus clouds
Fluffy, white clouds, usually with flat bottoms that look like rounded piles of cotten? Cumulus
Clouds that form in flat layers and often cover much of the sky? Stratus
The layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere, the layer in which most meteoroids burn up? Mesosphere

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climate/ weather Crossword

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Mass per unit volume of air; about 1.275 km per cubic meter at 0ºC and 1000 millibars. Air density
A large expanse of air having similar temperature and humidity at any given height. Air mass
A severe weather condition characterized by low temperatures and strong winds (greater than 32 mi/hr) bearing a great amount of snow. When these conditions continue after the falling snow has ended, it is termed a ground blizzard. Blizzard
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume occupied by it. density
Water that has condensed onto objects near the ground when their temperatures have fallen below the dew point of the surface air Dew
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas Evaporation
Ice crystals that form on surfaces instead of dew when the dew point is below freezing. White frost
The cumulative force exerted on any surface by the molecules composing air. Air pressure
A very cold and dry air mass that forms primarily in winter and the northern interior of North America. Arctic air
The accumulation of daily and seasonal weather events over a long period of time. A description of aggregate weather conditions; the sum of all statistical weather information that helps describe a place or region Climate
Distant lightning that illuminates the sky but is too far away for its thunder to be heard Heat lightning
Any sudden and heavy rain shower. Cloudburst
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently long enough to cause serious effects on agriculture and other activities in the affected area. Drought
A form of energy transferred between systems by virtue of their temperature differences. Heat
A severe tropical cyclone having winds in excess of 64 knots (74 mi/hr). Hurricane
An increase in air temperature with height Inversion
A visible electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms. Lightning
The climate structure of the air space near the surface of the earth. Microclimate
A breeze that blows from the land out over the water. Opposite of an onshore breeze. Offshore breeze
A breeze that blows from the water onto the land. Opposite of an offshore breeze. Onshore breeze
A layer of soil beneath the earth's surface that remains frozen throughout the year. Permafrost
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region. Polar air mass
Climates in which the mean temperature of the warmest month is below 10ºC; climates that are too cold to support the growth of trees. Polar climates
Any form of water particles-liquid or solid-that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground. Precipitation
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period. Prevailing wind
Energy propagated in the form of electromagnetic waves. These waves do not need molecules to propagate them, and in a vacuum they travel at nearly 300,000 km per sec. radiation
Precipitation in the form of liquid water drops that have diameters greater than that of drizzle. rain
The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level. Sea level pressure
A coastal local wind that blows from the ocean onto the land. The leading edge of the breeze is termed a sea breeze front. Sea breeze
A fairly bright lightning flash from distant thunderstorms that illuminates a portion of the cloud. Sheet lightning
A type of precipitation consisting of transparent pellets of ice 5 mm or less in diameter. Same as ice pellets. Sleet
a mixture of smoke and fog smog
Solid precipitation in the form of minute ice flakes that occur below 0ºC Snow
An aggregate of ice crystals that falls from a cloud Snowflake
An intense, rotating column of air that protrudes from a cumulonimbus cloud in the shape of a funnel or a rope and touches the ground. Tornado
The winds that occupy most of the tropics and blow from the subtropical highs to the equatorial low. Trade winds
Organized thunderstorms with a cyclonic wind circulation between 35 and 64 knots. Tropical storm
The state of the atmosphere in terms of such variables as temperature, cloudiness, precipitation, and radiation. Weather
The rising of water (usually cold) toward the surface from the deeper regions of a body of water. Upwelling
A hurricane that forms in the western Pacific Ocean Typhoon

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Ch. 17 The Atmosphere Crossword

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Layer that contains ozone Stratosphere
Layer with high temperatures due to absorption of the Sun's rays. Thermosphere
Coldest layer of the atmosphere; located above the stratosphere Mesosphere
Layer of electrically charged particles found within the thermosphere Ionosphere
Layer closest to the Earth's surface; contains 90% of the atmosphere's total mass; all weather occurs in this layer Troposphere
Earth receives energy from the sun in the form of _________. Radiation
Important gas in the atmosphere that absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Ozone
Outermost layer of the atmosphere that contains almost no air molecules. Exosphere
The transfer of heat from one thing to another through direct physical contact. Conduction
The transfer of heat by circulation or movement. Convection
The rise in average global temperatures over time. Global Warming
The __________ effect is the process by which gases in the atmosphere trap heat. Greenhouse

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Weather Crossword

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What is moving in air wind
A mixture of gases that surrounds the earth atmosphere
The measure of the force with which the air molecules push on a surface air pressure
the highest of an object above the Earth's surface altitude
changes as you increase altitude air temperature
lies next to the Earth's surface, the lowest layer of the atmosphere troposphere
the layer above the troposphere stratosphere
a molecule that is made up of three oxygen atoms ozone
above the stratosphere is the, which is the coldest layer of the atmosphere mesosphere
the uppermost atmospheric layer thermosphere
electrically charged particles ions
the transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves radiation
the transfer of thermal energy from one material to another by direct contact conduction
the transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement of a liquid or gas convection
the Earth's heating process, in which the gases in the atmosphere trap thermal energy greenhouse effect
gases that trap thermal energy greenhouse gases
a rise in average global temperatures global warming
the balance between incoming energy and outgoing energy radiation balance
the curving of moving objects, such as wind, by the Earth's rotation coriolis effect
is the condition of the atomosphere at a a particular time and place weather
is the amount of water vapor or moisture in the air humidity
is a collection of millions of tiny water droplets or ice crystals cloud
water in solid or liquid form that falls from the air to the Earth precipitation
a large electrical discharge lightening
a small rotating column of air that has high wind speeds and low central pressure and touches the ground tornado

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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

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Weather Terms Crossword

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The layer of Earths atmosphere where weather occurs Troposphere
The layer of Earths atmosphere that contains the ozone layer Stratosphere
The layers of Earths atmosphere are categorized according to Temperature
A tool used to measure air pressure Barometer
A large body of air that had the same characteristics throughout Air mass
An air mass that forms over an ocean Maritime
The amount of moisture in the air Humidity
Thunderstorms often occur with a ______ front Cold
A large, spiraling storm that can be hundreds of miles across and can last for more than a week Hurricane
The force of all the air pressure pressing on the earth Air pressure
When a tropical storm becomes a hurricane, it is due to the change in Wind speed
An Instrument used to measure the amount of precipitation Rain gauge
Measures wind speed Anemometer
Measures how hot or cold it is Thermometer
Horizontal movement of air from an area of H pressure to L pressure Wind

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