A blanket of gases and tiny bits of dust that surround the Earth.
Atmosphere
What the air is like at a certain time and place.
Weather
A measurement of how hot or cold something is.
Temperature
Water that falls to the ground to the atmosphere.
Precipitation
Rain that freezes as it falls.
Sleet
lumps of ice that fall during a thunderstorm
Hail
the weight of air pressing down on earth
Air Pressure
moving air
Wind
a tool that measures temperture
Thermometer
measures the amount of precipitation
Rain Gauge
points out wind direction
Weather Vane
a large storm with strong winds and heavy rain that forms over the ocean
Hurricane
a storm with lots of snow cold tempertures ,and strong winds
Blizzard
thin,wispy white clouds that form high above the ground
Cirrus Cloud
white,puffy clouds with flat bottoms
Cumulus Cloud
cumulus cloud that turns dark,and produces thunderstorms
Cumulonimbus cloud
low, flat layers of clouds.
Stratus Cloud
water in the gas form
Water Vapor
How water moves between Earth's surface and the atmosphere
Water Cycle
The changing of a gas to a liquid form.
Condensation
The changing of liquid to gas.
Evaporation
Gathers data about the atmosphere.
Weather Balloon
A colletion of tiny water drops or ice crystals in the air.
Cloud
Measures air pressure.
Barometer
Measures how fast the air is moving.
Anemometer
Observe weather from above the Earth's surface.
Satellites
Shows weather conditions in a certain area of the world.
Weather Map
A sotrm with thunder, lightening, heavy rains and strong winds.
Thunderstorm
A powerful storm with rotating winds that forms over land.
Tornado