climate/ weather Crossword

Created
Apr 19, 2017
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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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THE WATER CYCLE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Mar 28, 2016
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The particles are packed together AIR PRESSURE
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blanket of air ATMOSPHERE
A large body of air that has about the same tempature without AIR MASS
measures air pressure BAROMETER
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a metoroligist predicts what weathers gonna be like near the future forecast
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sound caused by lightining thunder
rain,hail,snow,sleet and ice precipitation
division of the year marked by changes in weather seasons
a rotating colum of air that streches from a thunderstorm cloud to the ground tornadoes
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Weather crossword puzzle

Created
Oct 26, 2016
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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
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its used to measure air pressure. barometer
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Weather Crossword

Created
Oct 18, 2016
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A rainstorm that includes lightning or thunder thunderstorm
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure barometer
The height above Earth's surface altitude
A large region of air that has a similar temperature and humidity air mass
When wind reaches more than 199 kilometers per hour hurricane
The force put on a given area by the weight of it air pressure
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The transfer of heat through the movement of a gas or liquid convection
blows steadily in predictable directions and over long distances global wind
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The average weather conditions of a place or region climate
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Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

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Mar 2, 2016
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The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Middle layer of the atmosphere. Begins 50km above Earth's surface and ends 80km above the surface. Mesosphere
Second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone level. Extends from the Troposphere to 50km above earth's surface Stratosphere
lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere; which humans live; where weather occurs Troposphere
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure Barometer
measures wind speed Anemometer
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A scientist who studies the causes of weather and tries to predict it Meteorologist
Process by which gases hold heat in the air. Greenhouse Effect
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horizontal moment of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Wind
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. Prevailing Westerlies
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Rain that contains more acid than normal. Acid Rain
A layer found in the Stratosphere that protects the Earth's living things from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. Ozone layer
Amount of mass in a given volume of air Density
percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor that air can contain at a particular temperature. Relative Humidity
prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degrees and 90 degrees latitude in both hemispheres Polar Easterlies
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 Land Breeze
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 Sea Breeze
Winds that blow over short distances caused by unequal heating of Earth's surface within a small area local winds
winds that blow east to west between the equator and 30 degrees latitude (used by European traders seeking trade with the American colonies trade winds

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science 6th grade Crossword

Created
Mar 7, 2017
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the conditions of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place weather
the envelope of gases that surrounds earth atmosphere
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the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure wind
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances global wind
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Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Created
Apr 20, 2016
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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
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free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist dry
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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

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Climate and Weather Word Search

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Sep 18, 2015
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Science Vocabulary Crossword

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Feb 9, 2016
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the whole mass of air that surrounds the Earth Atmosphere
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an instrument that is used to measure air pressure and predict changes in the weather Barometer
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a science that deals with the atmosphere and with weather Meteorology
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frozen or partly frozen rain Sleet
a storm with lightning and thunder Thunderstorm
a violent and destructive storm in which powerful winds move around a central point Tornado
an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very strong winds that occurs especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean Hurricane
precipitation in the form of small balls or lumps usually consisting of concentric layers of clear ice and compact snow Hail
A tropical depression forms when a low pressure area is accompanied by thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds below 39 mph Tropical Depression
a large area of flat land in northern parts of the world where there are no trees and the ground is always frozen Tundra
an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm that occurs especially in the region of the Philippines or the China Sea Typhoon
a small amount of a liquid (such as water) that makes something wet or moist Moisture
the recent increase in the world's temperature that is believed to be caused by the increase of certain gases (such as carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere Global Warming
-a low cloud form extending over a large area at altitudes of usually 2000 to 7000 feet (600 to 2100 meters) see cloud illustration Stratus
a high-altitude cloud form consisting of small white rounded masses usually in regular groupings see cloud illustration Cirrumcumulus
to cause (something) to become warm or hot Heat
a low dark layer of gray cloud usually producing light continuous rain or snow see cloud illustration Nimbostratus
a thin type of cloud that forms high in the sky Cirrus
a type of thick cloud that is rounded on top and has a flat base Cumulus
soft, white pieces of frozen water that fall to the ground from the sky in cold weather Snow
a natural movement of air of any velocity especially : the earth's air or the gas surrounding a planet in natural motion horizontally WInd

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Climate Change Crossword

Created
May 21, 2016
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A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
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The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

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My Weather Crossword

Created
Oct 29, 2016
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Temperature,Elevation and Water Vapor affect? Air pressure
The layer of gases that surrounds earth? Atmosphere
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure is reffered to as? Wind
The average of year after year conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds and clouds in an area? Climate
Seventy-eight percent of Earth's atmosphere is made up of? Nitrogen
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place? Weather
The contamination of Earth's land, water or air? Air Pollution
The amount of water vapor in a given volume of air? Humidity
A measure of how hot or cold an object is compared to a reference point? Temperature
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oceans and land surface through evaporation, condensation and precipitation? Water cycle
The change that Earth's rotation causes in the motion of objects and that explains winds curve? Coriolis effect
The process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water? Condensation
The direct transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another substance that is touching? Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid? Convection
The process by which water molecules in liquid water escape into the air as water vapor? Evaporation
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances? Global Winds
The boundary where unlike air masses meet but don not mix? Front
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface? Precipitation
The process by which water is lost through a plants leaves? Transpiration
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere, where weather occurs? Troposphere
An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure? Barometer
An instrument used to measure speed? Anemometer
Wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals that form at high levels? Cirrus clouds
Fluffy, white clouds, usually with flat bottoms that look like rounded piles of cotten? Cumulus
Clouds that form in flat layers and often cover much of the sky? Stratus
The layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere, the layer in which most meteoroids burn up? Mesosphere

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