Puzzles and worksheets similar to WEATHER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword Puzzle

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the transfer of energy that occurs when molecules bump into each other conduction
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
narrow belt of strong winds that blows near the top of the troposphere jet stream
a type of energy that comes to Earth from the Sun,can damage skin and cause cancer,and is mostly absorbed by the ozone layer Ultraviolet radiation
all the water on Earth's surface hydrosphere
group of chemical compounds used in air conditioners,refrigerators,foam packaging,an aerosol sprays that may enter the atmosphere and destroy the ozone layer chlorofluorocarbons(CFC's)
the 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
layer of the stratosphere with a high concentration of ozone ; absorbs most of the Sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation ozone layer
layer of the Earth's atmosphere that is closest to the ground,contains 99% of the water vapor and 75% of the atmospheric gases and is where clouds and weather occur troposphere
the movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the land to rise sea breeze
layer of electrically charged particles in the thermosphere that absorbs AM radio waves during the day and reflects back at night ionosphere

Atmosphere and air pollution Crossword

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Gases in the atmosphere that trap energy/heat. greenhouse effect
A big increase in the average temperature of earths atmosphere. global warming
Harmful substances in the air. air pollution
Weather that contains more acid weather than normal. acid pollution
What acronym is used to help remember the layers of the atmosphere? the most
Which layer do we live in? troposphere
The second layer with the ozone. stratosphere
The third layer closet to the earth. mesosphere
The layer farthest away from the earth. thermosphere
What acronym is used to help remember the 3 gases that make up the atmosphere? NO!

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

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

Atmosphere Vocabulary Crossword

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Movement of air from land to sea at daytime sea breeze
Transfer of energy when molecules bump into each other conduction
Layer of earths atmosphere that is closest to the ground troposphere
Movement of air from land to sea at night land breeze
A type of energy that comes to earth from the sun and can damage skin ultraviolet radiation
The movement of a heated material through a liquid convection currents
Narrow belt of strong winds jet stream
Layer of the stratosphere with a high concentration of ozone ozone layer
Group of chemical compounds chlorofluorocarbons
Shifting of winds and surface currents caused by earths rotation coriolis effect
Layer of electrically changed particles in the thermosphere lonosphere
Energy transferred by a wave or ray radiation
Thin layer of gases around earth atmosphere

THE WATER CYCLE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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The particles are packed together AIR PRESSURE
measures the speed of the wind ANEMOMETER
blanket of air ATMOSPHERE
A large body of air that has about the same tempature without AIR MASS
measures air pressure BAROMETER
the average of weather conditions in a area over a long period of time CLIMATE
when precipitation is there for a period of time drought
a metoroligist predicts what weathers gonna be like near the future forecast
2 diffrent air masses or tempatures meet front
earths warning due to gases in the atmosphere that trap heat near earths surface greenhouse effect
contains watervapor humidity
studies the weather metoroligist
sound caused by lightining thunder
rain,hail,snow,sleet and ice precipitation
division of the year marked by changes in weather seasons
a rotating colum of air that streches from a thunderstorm cloud to the ground tornadoes
how hot or cold the air is temperature
a device that mesures the tempature thermometer
a condition of the atmosphere at any time in a particular location weather
region of high pressure wind
a liquad of water that falls from the clouds to the ground RAIN
OCCURS DURING A STORM LIGHTNING
STORM WITH STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN HURRICANES
WINTERSTORM WITH WINDS THAT ARE AT LEAST 35 MPH AND BLOWING SNOW BLIZZARDS

Global Warming Crossword

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An increase in Earth's Global Temperature Global Warming
The most abundant gas in the air we breathe. Nitrogen
The trapping of heat in the atmostphere Greenhouse effect
Strong acids such as nitric acid or sulfuric acid that fall to earth Acid rain
What happens to earth's average temperature due to the greenhouse effect? Increases
Chlorine containing chemicals that cause the thinning of the ozone layer chlorofluorocarbons
Increasing amounts of this gas is associated with global warming Carbon dioxide
The main source of air pollution is the burning of Fossil fuels
A haze of pollutants that hangs in the air above many cities Smog
Depletion of this atmosphere layer increases Earth's exposure to UV radiation ozone layer
The three invaluable resources are land, air, and ____________ Water
True or false: acid rain can damage statues and destroy forests true

The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change Crossword

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A greenhouse gas Carbon Dioxide
A greenhouse gas Water Vapor
A greenhouse gas Methane
A greenhouse gas Nitrogen
Atmospheric gas Oxygen
The daily atmospheric conditions Weather
Weather conditions in one place over a period of time Climate
A significant difference in climate over time climatechange
The process that traps heat greenhouse effect
Earth's reflective surface Albedo
The sun's energy Radiation
A collection of elements Molecule

The Atmosphere Crossword

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Oceans, forests and sediments (2 words) Carbon sink
The deflection of water and air currents caused by the earth's rotation (2 words) Coriolis Effect
Used to measure ozone levels (2 words) Dobson Units
Gases and particles fall back to earth where they stick wherever they land (2 words) Dry Deposition
Energy emitted by the earth's surface (3 words) Long Wave Radiation
A person who studies the atmosphere for the purpose of prdicting weather (1 word) Meteorologist
A green house gas more potent than carbon dioxide (1 word) Methane
Parts per million (1 word) ppm
The rate of change in atmospheric pressure between two points (2 words) Pressure Gradient
A symbolic summary of the atmospheric conditions for a specific location (2 words) Station Model
The American Midwest and Great Plains region (2 words) Tornado Alley
Plants that have developed the ability to withstand drought (1 word) Xerophytes
Pollution emitted directly from a process (1 word) Primary
The amount of solar radiation that is absorbed and reflectied by the earth's surface and atmosphere (2 words) Energy Budget
The area that melting glaciers could disrupt the thermohaline curculation system (2 words) North Atlantic
The average atmospheric conditions over a long period of time (1 word) Climate
The type of thunderstorm that needs to develop for tornados to form (2 words) Super Cell
This is created from the rapid expansion of air during a lightening strike (1 word) Thunder
The winds speeds are greatest in this part of a hurricane (2 words) Eye Wall
This gets issued when a funnel cloud is spotted (1 word) Warning
The largest component of the atmosphere (1 word) Nitrogen
The layer of the atmospher that we live in. (1 word) Troposphere
The cloud type associated with thunderstorms (1 word) Cumulonimbus
Where the trade winds converge and air moves vertically (1 word) Doldrums

EARTH SCIENCE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location. EROSION
wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air: WEATHERING
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth's layers, and are a result of an earthquake, explosion, or a volcano that gives out low-frequency acoustic energy SEISMIC WAVES
an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration. SEISMOGRAPH
the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates. EPICENTER
the great size or extent of something MAGNITUDE
a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. volcano
is one of several very large landmasses on Earth continent
a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets. magma
the line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet horizon
a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. mineral
the upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles soil
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action. earthquake