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having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation. Arid
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist. Dry
of or characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea, the countries bordering it, or their inhabitants. Mediterranean
The climate in these areas vary by temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, precipitation and wind. There are four different climate zones, which include the cold zone, tempered zone, subtropical and tropical zones. The tropical zone is located near the equator. It is usually warm year-round with high humidity. Climate region
abandon (a person, cause, or organization) in a way considered disloyal or treacherous. Desert
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, forest or tundra Biome
usually of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall. Also called tropical rain forest. Tropical rainforest
forests or temperate broad-leaf forests are dominated by trees that lose their leaves each year. They are found in areas with warm, moist summers and mild winters Temperate deciduous
A climate is a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters. It normally lies on the southeast side of all continents, generally between latitudes 25° and 40°. Humid subtropical
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. Tundra
dome-shaped sheets of ice found near the North and South Poles. They form because high-latitude polar regions receive less heat from the Sun than other areas on Earth. Polar Ice Cap
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees. Savanna
resembling the tropics, especially in being very hot and humid. Tropical
each of the four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth's changing position with regard to the sun Seasons
the action or fact of elevating or being elevated. Elevation
the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level. Altitude
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object, Temperature
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount Specific heat
marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere Humid
an area of high or mountainous land. Highland
a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants. Global warming
the Earth's temperate zones between the tropics and the Arctic and Antarctic polar regions. Mid-latitude

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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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Climate Mastery Crossword

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Climate characterized by little to no rain and too dry to support vegetation Arid
Average temperature and moisture conditions over a long period of time Climate
Climate characterized by humid summers and mild to cool winters Humid-Subtropical
Each of four divisions of the year (summer, spring, fall, winter) Seasons
Heat required to raise temperature of a given substance Specific Heat
Climate characterized by little to no precipitation and dry air Dry Climate
Large, naturally occuring community of plants and animals with similar characteristics Biome
Vast, flat, treeless Arctic region in which subsoil is permanetly frozen Tundra
Height above sea level Elevation
Climate characterized by hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters Humid
Climate typcial of lands in Mediterranean Basin particularly subtropical Mediterranean
Climate that recieves lots of rain, has tall trees, and has high vegetation Tropical Rainforest
High latitude region covered in ice Polar Ice Caps
Height of an object in relation to sea or ground level altitude
Area of high, mountanious land Highlands
Zone of weather map that runs from east to west around Earth that has a distinct climate Climate Region
Climate with trees that lose leaves each year and has mild winters Temperate Deciduous
Climate with grassy plains with few trees Savanna
Degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object Temperatue
Gradual increase in overall temperature of earth's atmosphere Global Warming
Barren land with little precipitation and hostile conditions for plants and animals Desert
Non-arid climate with all 12 months have a mean temperature at least 18 degrees celsius Tropical
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground Precipitation
Climate with mild winters and warm summers between 30 and 55 degrees latitude Mid-latitude

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Aquatic Biome Crossword

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Has cool temperatures, 5-16 ft. of rain. Consist of Pine, Redwood, and Sitka Spruce Temperate Rain Forest
Receives the most rain out of all the biomes. Tropical Rain Forest
Grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions with few trees. Savanna
Hot summers, cold winters. 10 to 35 inches of rain. Temperate Grassland
Shrubland or heatland plant community found primarily in the U.S. state of California. Chaparrel
Constitute a large domain of prokaryotic micro-organism. Eubacteria
Any Eukaryotic organism that includes micro-organisms such as yeast & molds Fungus
action or process of adapting or being adapted Adaptation
Constitute a domain & kingdom of single-celled micro-organisms Archaebacteria
Place where an organism usually lives. Habitat
Large region characterized by a specific type of climate & certain types of plants & animal communities. Biome
Process in which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed & diversified from earlier life forms. Evolution
Process of breaking down food to yield energy. Cellular Respiration
Sequence in which energy is transferred from 1 organism to the next. Food Chain
Shows many feeding relationships that are possible in an ecosystem. Food Web
One of the steps in a food chain or food pyramid. Tropic Level
refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precipitation, humidity, and winds, in an area over a long period of time Climate
the distance north or south of the equator and is measured in degrees Latitude
the height of an object above sea level Altitude
this layer consists if the tallest trees, which reach heights of 60 to 70m Emergent Layer
considered the primary layer of the rain forest Canopy
a plant that uses another plant for support, but not for nourishment Epiphyte
Very little light reaches this layer Understory
a forest that is characterized by trees that shed their leaves in the fall Temperate Deciduous Forest
the northern coniferous forest that stretches in a broad band across the Northern Hemisphere just below the Arctic Circle Taiga
areas that have widely scattered vegetation and receive very little rain Desert
biome that is in northern arctic regions Tundra
in arctic regions, the permanently frozen layer of soil or subsoil Permafrost
Succession that begins in an area that previously did not support life. Primary Succession
Plant uses sunlight to make sugar for food. Photosynthesis
Bacteria that convert atmosphere nitrogen into ammonia. NItrogen-fixing bacteria
An organism that makes it's own food. Producer
Anything living. Organism
Organism that belongs to the kingdom protistia. Protist
Get their food by breaking down dead organisms. Decomposer
Organisms that get their energy from other organisms. Consumer
Animal that doesn't have a backbone. Invertebrate
Animals that have a backbone. Vertebrate.
A community of organisms and their abotic environment. Ecosystem
The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream. Estuary
The small and microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or freshwater. Plankton

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Biomes Crossword

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The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

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Climate Crossword

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the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. climate
having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation Arid
a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters Humid Subtropical
each of the four divisions of the year season
the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount specific heat
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist. dry
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat biome
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. tundra
height above a given level, especially sea level. elevation
marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere. humid
of or characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea, the countries bordering it, or their inhabitants. mediterranean
tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall tropical forest
dome-shaped sheets of ice found near the North and South Poles Polar ice cap
the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level. altitude
an area of high or mountainous land. highland
the statistics of weather climate region
broad-leaf forests are dominated by trees that lose their leaves each year. temperate deciduous
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees savanna
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object temperature
the warming of the earth global warming
landscape form or region that receives very little precipitation desert
located just north and south of the equator, are known for being warm and humid. tropical
any type of water that forms in the Earth's atmosphere and then drops onto the surface of the Earth. precipitation
between 23°26'22" North and 66°33'39" North, and between 23°26'22" South and 66°33'39" South latitude Mid-latitude

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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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Geography 1 Crossword

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Rivers, mountains, steppes, for example LANDFORMS
Weather in a place over a long period of time CLIMATE
One half of the Earth, either Eastern, Western, Northern, or Southern Hemisphere
0 Degrees Longitude PRIMEMERIDIAN
0 degrees latitude EQUATOR
Type of map showing elevation TOPOGRAPHICAL
2-dimensional representation of Earth Map
Body of land surrounded by water Island
Extremely dry area with extreme temperatures. Desert
A large body of fresh water surrounded by land LAKE
An area of land covered by shallow water, at least some of the time wetland
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. TUNDRA
a large area of flat unforested grassland in southeastern Europe or Siberia Steppe
Narrow strip of land that joins two large areas ISTHMUS
large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters HUMIDCONTINENTAL
Land surrounded by water on 3 sides PENINSULA
A narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water STRAIT
West coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers and cool (but not cold) winters MARINE
Areas of high precipitation, warm year-round, usually near the equator TROPICAL
Warm, wet winters and hot, dry summers MEDITERRANEAN
Compass ________: indicates north and south on a map ROSE
Areas of low ________________ are close to sea level elevation
Temperatures close to the equator are ____________ WARM

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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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World Geo Crossword

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the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. Weather
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
Hot and humid Tropical
of, relating to, or denoting a region or climate characterized by mild temperatures. Temperate
of or relating to the North or South Pole. Polar
Heating of the pacific El nino
Cooling of water in pacific La nina
a gradual increase in the overall temperature Global warming
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphere Greenhouse Effect
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat Biome
Mostly evergreen shrubs etc. Coniferous
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Ecosystem
shedding its leaves annually. Deciduous
a region having little rainfall because it is sheltered from prevailing rain-bearing winds by a range of hills. Rainshadow
When sun crosses equator Equinox
climate is a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cold winters. Humid Subtropical
Empty space hot and dry Desert
These climates generally have a pronounced dry season Tropical wet
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions. Permafrost
Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. Tundra
Hills or mountains Highlands
Big storm Hurricane

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Weather/Climate Crossword

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The way the water gets pulled by the moon's position Tides
The amount of water in the air Humidity
The lines that connect air pressure zones Isobars
When a cold front catches up with a warm front Occluded Front
Used to measure temperature Thermometer
Usually is sunny, but is humid High Pressure
When the Earth points in a certain way towards away or towards the sun Season
The visible air pollution in urban areas Smog
Used to measure solar radiation Pyranometer
Used to measure Humidity in the air Psychrometer
Used to measure the air pressure in the area Barometer
The way people measure the scale of a hurricane Saffir-Sampson Scale
Used to measure the air speed in the area Anemometer
Used to measure the scale of earthquakes Richter Scale
The approaching weather in your area Forecast
Very rainy and not very humid, usually colder Low Pressure
High wind speeds capable of taking down houses and flipping cars Hurricane
Scale used to measure the scale of tornadoes Fujita Scale
The temperature that dew begins to form Dewpoint
A hurricane in the Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclone

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