The imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth.
The imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth.
The point at which earth is farthest from the sun.
The point at which earth is closest to the sun.
Short for Incoming Solar Radiation.
The imaginary line that runs directly between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
The front that arises when two air masses traveling in the same direction collide.
Dark stratus clouds.
What happens when air builds up in one location and a deficit at another.
The way in which the rotation of the earth bends the path of winds, sea currents, and objects that fly through different latitudes.
A large body of air with relatively uniform pressure.
Clouds generally found in mountainous regions.
Commonly called "Thunder Clouds".
Is one big factor that influences weather.
Warm air masses that form that form over the ocean.

Physical Science Module 7 Crossword Puzzle

Physical Science Module 7 Crossword Puzzle

The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun.
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun.
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth.
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth.
Causes the wind patterns to bend in different regions of the globe.
A large body of air with relatively uniform pressure, temperature, and humidity.
A boundary between two air masses.
Named from a Latin word meaning "a pile". They are fluffy clouds.
Named from a Latin word meaning "wisp" or "curl". Found in the troposphere.
Named from a Latin word meaning "layer". They form when a mass of warm air is slowly uplifted.
Named from a Latin word meaning "lens-shaped". They are generally formed in mountainous regions.
Stratus clouds that are dark.
Lenticular clouds higher than normal.
What does "insolation" stand for?
What causes wind?

Types of cloud formations Crossword

Types of cloud formations Crossword

The typical clumply, "puffy" cloud is formed in rising air currents. __________ clouds are evidence of unstable air conditions.
These appear "spread out" and in sheets or horizontal layers.
Wispy cotton candy looking clouds.
Whitish sheets that cover the sky completely.
Little white and puffy. They form a huge sheet, covering the sky
Very big, can be white or grey. Can appear as patches.
Appear as greyish or whitish sheet that completely covers the sky.
Appear low, dull, greyish sheets covering the sky (resembles fog).
Appear as sheets of big puffy white or grey clouds.
Appear as dark grey layers of large, puffy clouds.
Large individual puffy clouds.
Build up into high towering masses
These clouds are very dark at the bottom.

Earth, Oceans, and Weather Crossword

Earth, Oceans, and Weather Crossword

Layers of gas that surround a planet
The force that air puts on an area
A tool used to measure air pressure
The average weather conditions in an area
Anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms: AKA thunderheads
The transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movements of molecules
Process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas
A rotating, funnel-shaped cloud
In weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties
Angular distance north and south of the equator
The study of patterns of weather
Water that is released from clouds in the sky, including rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain
Frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pallets
Weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder
A funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground
A storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters
Small, icy balls that fall from the sky
A region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation developing into a hurricane or tropical storm
Extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees
A hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean
A measure of how much water is in something
The slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change
A low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance
A high-lying cloud that is small, high, patched clouds, in rows
The transfer of thermal energy
Low to mid level clouds. Dark, widespread, and formless
Thin, wispy looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6km
Large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies
Precipitation that forms ice crystals
The movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences

Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet.
Middle layer of the atmosphere. Begins 50km above Earth's surface and ends 80km above the surface.
Second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone level. Extends from the Troposphere to 50km above earth's surface
lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere; which humans live; where weather occurs
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure
measures wind speed
an instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer
A scientist who studies the causes of weather and tries to predict it
Process by which gases hold heat in the air.
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure throughout
horizontal moment of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
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.
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances
Towering clouds with flat tops that often produce thunderstorms.
Rain that contains more acid than normal.
A layer found in the Stratosphere that protects the Earth's living things from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the Sun.
Amount of mass in a given volume of air
percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor that air can contain at a particular temperature.
prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degrees and 90 degrees latitude in both hemispheres
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
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
Winds that blow over short distances caused by unequal heating of Earth's surface within a small area
winds that blow east to west between the equator and 30 degrees latitude (used by European traders seeking trade with the American colonies

Module 7 CrossWord puzle

Module 7 CrossWord puzle

The way in which the rotation of earth bends the path of winds
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
The point at which the sun is closest to the sun
The point at which the sun is furthest away from the sun
The Abbreviation for "Incoming solar radiation"
A lens shaped cloud
A cloud who's Latin name means "wisp" or "curl"
Fluffly clouds that look like piles of cotton
Typically formed low in the sky. Formed when a mass of hot air is lifted up slowly
A boundary between two air masses
A type of front that is created when two air masses traveling in the same direction collide
A prefix added to a cloud if found at a higher altitude
The earth has a Southern________ And a Northern________

science 6th grade Crossword

science 6th grade  Crossword

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

Cloud Types Word Search

Cloud Types Word Search
Word Search


Geography Crossword

Geography Crossword

An imaginary line that circle Earth parallel to the Equator
An imaginary line that runs north to south but measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian
The reference point from which east and west longitude lines are measured at 0 degrees
The unit of measurement to determine absolute location
The lines of latitude
The lines of longitude
Half the Earth (northern, southern, eastern, western)
A round model of the Earth that shows the continents and the oceans in their true shapes
The study of the Earth
North, East, South or West
A representation of the Earth's rounded surface on a piece of paper
The exact position on the Earth

climate/ weather Crossword

climate/ weather  Crossword

Mass per unit volume of air; about 1.275 km per cubic meter at 0ºC and 1000 millibars.
A large expanse of air having similar temperature and humidity at any given height.
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.
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume occupied by it.
Water that has condensed onto objects near the ground when their temperatures have fallen below the dew point of the surface air
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas
Ice crystals that form on surfaces instead of dew when the dew point is below freezing.
The cumulative force exerted on any surface by the molecules composing air.
A very cold and dry air mass that forms primarily in winter and the northern interior of North America.
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
Distant lightning that illuminates the sky but is too far away for its thunder to be heard
Any sudden and heavy rain shower.
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently long enough to cause serious effects on agriculture and other activities in the affected area.
A form of energy transferred between systems by virtue of their temperature differences.
A severe tropical cyclone having winds in excess of 64 knots (74 mi/hr).
An increase in air temperature with height
A visible electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms.
The climate structure of the air space near the surface of the earth.
A breeze that blows from the land out over the water. Opposite of an onshore breeze.
A breeze that blows from the water onto the land. Opposite of an offshore breeze.
A layer of soil beneath the earth's surface that remains frozen throughout the year.
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region.
Climates in which the mean temperature of the warmest month is below 10ºC; climates that are too cold to support the growth of trees.
Any form of water particles-liquid or solid-that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground.
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period.
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.
Precipitation in the form of liquid water drops that have diameters greater than that of drizzle.
The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level.
A coastal local wind that blows from the ocean onto the land. The leading edge of the breeze is termed a sea breeze front.
A fairly bright lightning flash from distant thunderstorms that illuminates a portion of the cloud.
A type of precipitation consisting of transparent pellets of ice 5 mm or less in diameter. Same as ice pellets.
a mixture of smoke and fog
Solid precipitation in the form of minute ice flakes that occur below 0ºC
An aggregate of ice crystals that falls from a cloud
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.
The winds that occupy most of the tropics and blow from the subtropical highs to the equatorial low.
Organized thunderstorms with a cyclonic wind circulation between 35 and 64 knots.
The state of the atmosphere in terms of such variables as temperature, cloudiness, precipitation, and radiation.
The rising of water (usually cold) toward the surface from the deeper regions of a body of water.
A hurricane that forms in the western Pacific Ocean

The Sun-Earth-Moon System Crossword

The Sun-Earth-Moon System  Crossword

imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth around which Earth spins
a round, three-dimensional object whose surface is the same distance from its center at all points
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the Sun
occurs when the Moon pauses directly between the Sun and Earth and cast a shawdow over part of Earth
change in appearance of the Moon as viewed from the Earth
moon phase that occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun
curved path followed by a satellite as it revolves around an onject
describes phase that occur after a full moon as the visible lighted side of the Moon grows smaller
phase that occurs when all of the Moon's surface facing Earth reflects light.
describes phase following a new moon, as more of the Moon's lighted side becomes visible
twice-yearly point at which the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator
occurs when Earth's shawdow falls on the Moon
move or cause to move into a sloping position
spinning of Earth on its imaginary axis
twice-yearly time-each spring and fall-when the Sun is directly over the equator and the number of daylight and nighttime hours are equal worldwide
the partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another
the sun shines directly on the plant with no other plants, trees, or structures interfering with the sunlight
sunlight that reaches the Earth’s surface after being dispersed in the atmosphere over haze, dust and clouds