Type
Crossword
Description

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

Cloud Types Word Search

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Description

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Clouds and Weather Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

High-level ice-crystal clouds, often a sign of bad weather cirrus
A high-level cloud made of a series of small, regularly arranged cloudlets in the form of ripples or grains cirrocumulus
A high-level, thin, milky, hazy, veil-like cloud, usually covering the sky and bringing rain within 12hrs cirrostratus
A cloud formation of rounded, fleecy, white/grey masses arranged in bands or waves altocumulus
Mid-level extended cloud formation of bluish or grey sheets or layers, which can develop into rain clouds altostratus
Low-level grey cloud, often dark, that precipitates rain, snow or sleet nimbostratus
Low-level heavy cloudwith round grey masses, often covering the sky but with small breaks stratocumulus
A low-level shapeless foggy cloud stratus
Low-level fluffy cauliflower-looking cloud cumulus
Extremely dense cloud developed vertically, usually producing heavy rains, thunderstorms or hailstorms cumulonimbus

Cloud Types Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

shallow cloud sheet broken into roughly regular, rounded clouds\ Altocumulus
Featureless, thin, translucent cloud sheet Altostratus
A extensive, shallow cloud sheet, often yielding drizzle or light rain Stratus
shallow cloud sheet, broken into roughly recurring cumuliform masses, often yielding drizzle or snow Stratocumulus
separate, hill-shaped clouds, with flat and often level bases at the same height cumulus
extensive, very dark cloud sheet, usually yielding precipitation Nimbus
separate, white, feather-like clouds Cirrus
What gas makes up most of the earths atmosphere nitrogen
What is the second-highest layer of Earth's atmosphere Thermosphere
The name give to the highest point of the cumulonimbus anvil top
Covers the sky in a dark grey layer and is thick enough to block out the sun Nimbostratus

Clouds Word Search

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Description

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Cirrocumulus
Cirrostratus
Cirrus
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Cumulonimbus
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Types Of Clouds Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The middle altitude, and it looks like large gray puffs Altocumulus
These bluish-gray clouds have a middle altitudes, It usually cover the sky. Altostratus
High altitude ice clouds with pachy or white puff and cover the sky in 24 hours Cirrocumulus
High altitude clouds that are so thin they are only visible as a halo around the sun or moon. Cirrostratus
Thin wispy high altitude clouds that often hair-like or filament appearance Cirrus
These cauliflower- like clouds can prouce lightning, thunder,hail and heavy rain Cumulonimbus
Low altitude clouds with flat bases and puffy tops indicating fair weather. Cumulus
Pouch-like clouds found underneath a thunderstorm when the storm weakening. Mammatus
A very dark and gray colored clouds. Nimbostratus
Thes low altitude clouds can form from old stratus or cumulus. Stratocumulus

Cloud Puzzle Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Lenticular clouds
Orographic clouds
Mammatus clouds
Contrails
Stratocumulus
Cumulonimbus
Stratus
Cumulus
Altostratus
Altocumulus
Nimbostratus
Cirrocumulus
Cirrostratus
Cirrus

Earth, Oceans, and Weather Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Clouds Puzzle Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ALTOCUMULUS
ALTOSTRAUTS
CIRROCUMULUS
CIRROSTRATUS
CIRRUS
CLOUDS
CUMULONIMBUS
CUMULUS
NIMBOSTRATUS
STRATOCUMULUS
STRATUS

Science Word Search

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Earth, Ocean, and Weather Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters Hurricane
small, icy balls that fall from the sky Hail
a region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation that develops into a hurricane or tropical storm Tropical Depression
extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees Tundra
a measure of how much water is in something Moisture
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climatic change Global Warming
a low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance Stratus
are high-level clouds appearing as a formation of small masses of white or pale blue, fleecy clouds in a globular, wavelike, rippled pattern, usually in regularly arranged groupings Cirrocumulus
the quality of being hot; high temperature Heat
dark, low-level clouds accompanied by light to moderately falling precipitation Nimbostratus
thin, wispy-looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6 km Cirrus
large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies; can develop into cumulonimbus clouds Cumulus
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer Snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind
a hurricane or tropical storm originating in the Pacific Ocean Typhoon