Type
Crossword
Description

Opposite of sea breeze Land breeze
Convection Convection
Wind WInd
Sea breeze Sea breeze
Atmosphere Atmosphere
Sun Sun
Moon Moon
High Pressure High pressure
Low Pressure Low Pressure
ocean ocean

Weather Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a rapidly whirling funnel shaped cloud tornado
the average conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds, and clouds per year climate
the flow of air from to a body of water land breeze
water or other liquid diffused in small quantities as vapor moisture
a tropical storm with violent winds and cyclones typically in the Caribbean hurricane
the force exerted onto a surface air pressure
an effect of the wind pattern Coriolis Effect
a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average high pressure
lowest region of the atmosphere troposphere
a storm with thunder, lightening, and heavy rain thunderstorm
the process of turning from liquid into vapor evaporation
action of rotating around an axis rotation
when the land heats and cools up faster than water unequal hearing and cooling
patterns of the wind going around the world global wind pattern
a current into a fluid that results from convection convection currents
a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is below average low pressure
a breeze toward land from the sea sea breeze
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards to heat weather

Atmosphere Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Movement of air from land to sea at daytime sea breeze
Transfer of energy when molecules bump into each other conduction
Layer of earths atmosphere that is closest to the ground troposphere
Movement of air from land to sea at night land breeze
A type of energy that comes to earth from the sun and can damage skin ultraviolet radiation
The movement of a heated material through a liquid convection currents
Narrow belt of strong winds jet stream
Layer of the stratosphere with a high concentration of ozone ozone layer
Group of chemical compounds chlorofluorocarbons
Shifting of winds and surface currents caused by earths rotation coriolis effect
Layer of electrically changed particles in the thermosphere lonosphere
Energy transferred by a wave or ray radiation
Thin layer of gases around earth atmosphere

convection currents Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

in the atmosphere carry heated air up and drop cooler air down toward earth's surface. convection currents
is when the air mass warms and becomes less dense rising above earth's surface low pressure
what happens when the air cools, becomes dence, and sinks towards earth's surfce high pressure
is the diffrence in pressure between a high and low pressure flowing from higher to lower pressure wind
winds that affect a comparatively small area local breezes
a breeze blowing toward the land from the sea, especially during the day owing to the relative warmth of the land. sea breeze
a breeze blowing toward the sea from the land, especially at night, owing to the relative warmth of the sea land breeze
the number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a body by one degree. heat capacity
is a part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by global density gradients created by surface heat and freshwater fluxes. thermohaline
is a constantly moving system of deep-ocean circulation driven by temperature and salinity. global ocean conveyor belt

science 6th grade Crossword

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Description

the conditions of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place weather
the envelope of gases that surrounds earth atmosphere
the lowest layer of earths atmosphere troposphere
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
winds that blow over short distances local wind
a tropical storm that has winds of about 119 kilomters per hour or higher hurricane
the flow of air from land to a body of water land breeze
the flow of cooler air from over an ocean or lake toward land sea breeze
the direct transfer of energy through space by electromagnetic waves radiation
the process by which heat gets trapped in the atmosphere greenhouse effect
a humid air mass that forms over oceans maritime air mass
a dry mass that forms over land continelntal air mass
the boundary where unlike air masses meet but do not mix front
a rapidly whirling, funnel shaped cloud that reaches down from a storm cloud to touch earths surface tornado

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

Meteorology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

convection
convection current
land breeze
tornado
air pressure
climate
Coriolis effect
global wind
humidity
hurricane
sea breeze
thunderstorm
weather

Global Winds Crossword

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Description

What are the winds that blow from West to East in the midl attitudes Westerlies
What are the winds that blow from East to West near the Equator Trade Winds
What are the winds that blow from East to West near the poles Polar Easterlies
Winds that blow away from each other at a high pressure zone Divergent Winds
Winds that blow toward each other at a low pressure zone Convergent Winds
Winds that blow from the Sea to the Land Sea Breezes
Winds that blow from the Land to the Sea Land Breezes
Winds that blow from Mountains to valleys Mountain Breezes
Winds that blow from valleys to mountains Valley Breezes
The winds that move in a convection currents in three regions in both the northern and southern hemispheres are called Hadley Cells
Areas that do not have wind are called ___________ Doldrums
An area where air rises due to heat is a _____ pressure zone Low
An area where air falls is called a ______ pressure zone High
The rotation of the earth causes the wind to appear to curve. This is called the ________________. Coriolis Effect

Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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
an instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer Psychrometer
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
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure throughout Air Mass
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
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances Global Winds
Towering clouds with flat tops that often produce thunderstorms. Cumulonimbus clouds
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

Weather and Climate Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Air Mass
Air Pressure
Anemometer
Barometer
Barometric Pressure
Climate
Cold Front
Condensation
Conduction
Convection Current
Coriolis effect
Density
Doppler Radar
Energy
Evaporation
Gas
Gravity
Greenhouse Effect
Heat
Humidity
Hurricane
Land Breeze
Liquid
Ocean Currents
Precipitation
Radiation
Reflect
Satellite
Sea Breeze
Solid
Stable Air Mass
Storm Surge
Sun
Surface Currents
Temperature
Thermometer
Tornado
Tsunami
Unstable Air Mass
Upwelling
Vortex
Warm Front
Water Cycle
Weather
Wind

Catastrophic Events Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain of hill where lava flows out Volcano
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ Path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life Animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding