Type
Crossword
Description

tiny droplets of water dew
a thick cloud of dew released in the atmosphere fog
water droplets that fall from clouds to the Earth's surface rain
wet pellets that are a mix of rain and snow sleet
falling ice that are in the shape of white snow flakes snow
a deposit of small ice crystal frost
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere cloud
the draining away of water runoff
is the gaseous phase of water water vapor
the process of turning from liquid to vapor evaporation
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from the clouds precipitation
an example of ????????????? is when a plant absorbs water through its roots transpiration
the process of vapor turning in to a liquid condensation
the solid state of water ice
a large stream of water river
a large body of water surrounded by land lake
a very large expanse of sea ocean
is water beneath the Earth's surface ground water
is water beneath the Earth's surface underground water
an extended of ice formed by falling ice glaciers
water having a large amount of salt saltwater
is a high-latitude region on a planet polarice
is the 3% of water we can use freshwater
the nature of something ingredients composition
the branch of science concerned with the properties of Earth's water hydrology
the amount of dissolved salts in water salinity

The Water Cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When water vapor turns back into a liquid. Condensation
When water falls from the atmosphere back to land. Precipitation
When water turns into water vapor. Evaporation
The water cycle helps regulate ___________________________. Temperature
Covers 70% of the Earth. Water
Water is a basic _______________________ of nature. Element
When plants release water on to their leaves that then evaporates into vapor. Transpiration
Depending on _______________________ precipitation could be rain, snow, sleet, or even hail. Temperature
When water does not get absorbed into the soil. run-off
A large collection of tiny droplets of water or ice crystals. Cloud
The journey of water from the Earth's surface to the atmosphere, and back again. WaterCycle

Water Cycle Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the weight of air on Earth's surface air pressure
a collection of millions of tiny water droplets or ice crystals cloud
water in its gas form water vapor
when water vapor cools and changes back into a liquid condensation
water vapor condensing on gass, and forming small water droplets dew
a measure of how hot or cold something is temperature
correct accurate
continuous movement of water from water sources into the air and ground, onto and over land, and back to the water source water cycle
the change of state from liquid to gas evaportation
water that falls from clouds onto the Earth's surface in the form of rain, snow, sleet or hail precipitation

The Water Cycle Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

heat energy thermal energy
rain, snow, sleet, or hail precipitation
lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere troposphere
full of tiny holes porous
water flowing beneath Earth's surface groundwater flow
change from liquid to gas evaporation
thin layer of gas surrounding the earth atmosphere
temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms dew
the repeated movement of water between Earth's surface and the atmosphere the water cycle
water that can be easily seen flowing over Earth's surface surface water flow
change from gas to liquid condensation
loss of water from a plant through leaves transpiration
ice formed when water vapor changes directly into ice crystals frost

Weather crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The atmospheric conditions along with short term changes of a certain place at a certain time. Weather
A quantity that can change. Variable
Energy an object has due to it's motion. Kinetic energy
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air or surface below it. Air pressure
The amount of water vapor in the air. Humidity
The temperature at which air is fully saturated because of decreasing temperatures while holding the amount of moisture constant . Dew point
the series of natuaral processes in which water continually moves among oceans,land,and the atmosphere water cycle
water in liquid or solid form ,that falls from the atmosphere. precipitation
its used to measure air pressure. barometer
used to measure the direction of wind. wind sock
used to track and measure the conditions of large scale air movement. weather saterlite
The amount of water vapor present vs the maximum amount of water vapor. relative humidity
used to measure the amount of rainfall. rain guage
water droplets or ice crystal suspended in the atmosphere. clouds
The instrument measures the temperature,air pressure ,wind speed and direction of a particular weather . weather balloon

The Hydrosphere Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name given to Earth by astronomers and astrophysicists The Blue Planet
Type of water body ocean
Type of water body lakes
Type of water body pond
Type of water body river
Type of water body creek
Type of water body stream
The mass of water on a planet hydrosphere
Earth's largest source of water oceans
One of Earth's largest sources of freshwater glaciers
The other largest source of freshwater icebergs
Earth's largest source of liquid freshwater groundwater
The interaction between sources of water (2 words) hydrologic cycle
The conversion of liquid water to gaseous water evaporation
Emission of water vapor from plants Transpiration
The process by which water vapor turns into liquid water Condensation
Water falling from the atomosphere as rain, snow, sleet, or hail precipitation
Water that runs along the surface of the land (2 words) Surface runoff
Evaporation and condensation of a mixture to separate out the mixture's individual components distillation
The average time a given molecule of water will stay in a given water source (2 words) residence time
The measure of the quantity of dissolved salt in water salinity
Ocean water that freezes is known as (2 words) sea ice
An iceberg starts as a glacier
A dense, icy pack of snow firn
The water in soil that is not saturated (2 words) soil moisture
The imaginary line between the water-saturated soil and the soil not saturated with water (2 words) water table
The process by which water passes from above the water table to below it percolation
Lake in North America with a high salinity (3 words) Great Salt Lake
The lake in Isreal with a high salinity (2 words) Dead Sea
The cooling of a gas that happens when the gas expands (2 words) adiabatic cooling
Small particles that water vapor condenses on to form clouds (3 words) cloud condensation nuclei
cloud that has formed on the ground fog
mixture of dirt and fog smog
brownish haze from large amounts of industrial and automobile pollution (2 words) photochemical smog

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature warm
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere' typically high above the ground cloud
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects air pollution
a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow storm
an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond it's normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land flood
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist dry
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility blizzard
name given to rain that falls when surface temperatures are below freezing freezing rain
a substance diffused or suspended in the air, especially one normally liquid or solid vapor
a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement of a column of air is especially apparent twister
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail thunderstorm
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc weather
a small or swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves moved by sudden gusts of wind flurry
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this drought
an arch of colors formed in the sky in certain circumstances caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain or other water droplets in the atmosphere rainbow
light rain falling in very fine drops drizzle
a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside avalanche
a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface that obscures or restricts visibility fog
a loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to expansion of rapidly heated air thunder
(of a liquid) be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold freeze

climate/ weather Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Do you sea what I sea? Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The measure of dissolved salts in water Salinity
The study of Earth's water Hydrology
The chemical makeup of something Composition
A large expanse of sea Ocean
Water that does not contain salt Freshwater
Water containing salt Salt water
A slowly moving river in the form of ice Glaciers
A large body of water surrounded by land Lake
A stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another stream River
Frozen water Ice
The process by which water vapor in the air is changed into liquid water Condensation
The process by which water is taken from plants Transpiration
A weather condition where something is naturally falling from the sky Precipatation
When a liquid turns to a gas by heat Evaporation
The gaseous phase of water Water vapor
The draining away of water from land Runoff
A visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere Cloud
A deposit of small ice crystals formed when the temp. falls below freezing Frost
Atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals Snow
A form of precipitation consisting of ice pellets Sleet
Water droplets that naturally fall from the sky Rain
A thick cloud of water vapor in the atmosphere Fog
Tiny drops of water that from on cool surfaces at night Dew
Water that is underground Underground water
Water on the ground Ground water
Permanent sea ice found in the Arctic and in Antartica Polar ice

WEATHER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

Conditions of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place. Weather
Average, year-after-year weather patterns in a given area. Climate
Very dry regions with extreme temperatures. Deserts
Large fire that spreads quickly over a natural area. Wildfire
Long period of scarce rainfall. Drought
Most abundant gas in the atmosphere. Nitrogen
The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Layer of the atmosphere in which Earth's weather occurs. Troposphere
Outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere. Thermosphere
Overflowing of water in a normally dry area. Flood
Period of glacial advance. Ice age
Dark, cooler regions on the surface of the sun. Sunspots
Solid particles or liquid droplets in the atmosphere. Aerosol
Effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and currents. Coriolis Effect
Portion of Earth that consists of water Cryosphere
Densests parts of Earth that include the crust, mantle, and core. Geosphere
The trapping of heat near a planet's surface by certain gases in the planet's atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
The second most abundent gas in the atmosphere. Oxygen
Absorbs some of the harmful radiation from the sun. Ozone
It is the second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone layer. Stratosphere
Are calm areas where warm air rises. They occur at the equator where the sun heats the surface strongly. Doldrums
Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons. Monsoons
Water that falls to Earth as rain, snow, hail, or sleet. Precipitation
A device that measures temperature Thermometer
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid. Convection

Expectation #3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A change of state from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
A change of state from a gas to a liquid Condensation
The movement of water as it changes state around the earth Water cycle
Water that has gathered in the clouds and falls to earth as #12,13,14, and 15 Precipitation
Water flowing along the surface of the ground Runoff
A natural depression in the ground where water can gather Basin
Areas where fresh and salt water mix to form moderately salty or brackish water Estuaries
Water that has soaked in the earth and has passed through gravel, sand, soil and rocks on it's way back to bodies of water Ground water
Water evaporating from plants Transpiration
Water is always _____, whether it's a lake, a river or an ocean Moving
Is a sublimation of ice Water vapour
Partly melted snow Sleet
Little droplets that fall from the atmosphere Rain
Water vapour that falls from the atmosphere in little ice crystals Snow
Frozen rain that falls from the atmosphere Hail
To move through a system and return to the beginning point again Circulate
A large body of salt water enclosed mostly by land Sea
A body of fresh water enclosed by land Lake
Provides heat energy to evaporate the earth's water Sun
A mixture of gases needed for breathing Air