Type
Crossword
Description

Type of cloud described as being thin and wispy. Cirrus
Clouds with a flat base that are often very puffy. Cumulus
Flat, horizontal clouds that often appear in layers occurring low in the atmosphere. Stratus
Cloud that produces precipitation. Nimbus
Atmospheric layer that contains the ozone. Stratosphere
An enormous wave produced by tectonic activity. Tsunami
Tool used to measure atmospheric pressure. Barometer
A tool used to measure temperature. Thermometer
Noise that occurs due to the expansion of rapidly heated air. Thunder
A violent storm that occurs when warm, moist air and cool, dry air meet and create a funnel. Tornado
Layer in the atmosphere that burns up meteors and asteroids. Mesosphere
Area surrounding the Earth that contains five layers. Atmosphere
A strong storm that usually consists of high winds, a cyclone, and lots of rain. Hurricane
Layer in the atmosphere where weather occurs. Troposphere
Visible masses of condensed water vapor suspended in the air. Clouds
Transition zone where a warm air mass replaces a cold air mass. Warm Front
Transition zone where a cold air mass replaces a warm air mass. Cold Front
A tool used to measure wind speed. Anemometer
A bright flash of electricity produced by a thunderstorm. Lightning
The combination of two fronts that form when a cold front catches up with and overtakes a warm front. Occluded Front

Weather Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The layer of Earths atmosphere where weather occurs Troposphere
The layer of Earths atmosphere that contains the ozone layer Stratosphere
The layers of Earths atmosphere are categorized according to Temperature
A tool used to measure air pressure Barometer
A large body of air that had the same characteristics throughout Air mass
An air mass that forms over an ocean Maritime
The amount of moisture in the air Humidity
Thunderstorms often occur with a ______ front Cold
A large, spiraling storm that can be hundreds of miles across and can last for more than a week Hurricane
The force of all the air pressure pressing on the earth Air pressure
When a tropical storm becomes a hurricane, it is due to the change in Wind speed
An Instrument used to measure the amount of precipitation Rain gauge
Measures wind speed Anemometer
Measures how hot or cold it is Thermometer
Horizontal movement of air from an area of H pressure to L pressure Wind

Severe Weather Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A very large single cell thunderstorm with strong updrafts Super Cell
A discharge of electricity from a cload to the ground or another cload. Lightning
The sound caused by heating air rapidly explanding. Thunder
A small area in a hurricane that is mostly calm in the center Eye of the storm
A huge rotating storm with wind speeds exceeding 75 mph that is formed in the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific Hurricane
Notifications issued when severe weather is found in a location. Storm warnings
A wind storm whose clouds move into a funnel due to cold and warm fronts. Tornado
A huge rotating storm with wind speeds exceeding 75 mph that is formed in the Northwest Pacific. typhoon
A radar system that measures hpw the weather condition is. Doppler radar
A tool used to measure wind speed. Anemometer
Fluffy, white clouds usually with flat bottoms Cumulus cloud
Ice Pellets formed in cumulombus cloads that fall to the Earth when heavy enough. Hail
The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere where weather accures. Troposphere
Lightning is a few _____________ Thick Centimeters
When water rushes onto land from heavy rain in a short amount of time it causes _____ ______. Flash Floods
Hurricanes,cyclones, and typhoons form over the ________ Oceans
When a cloud can't hold any more water vaper without making water droplets. Saturation
A hurricane that forms over the Indian Ocean cyclone

Science Vocabulary Crossword

Type
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Description

the whole mass of air that surrounds the Earth Atmosphere
sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth Air Pressure
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure and predict changes in the weather Barometer
the usual weather conditions in a particular place or region Climate
cumulus cloud having a low base and often spread out in the shape of an anvil extending to great heights see cloud illustration Cumulonimbus
movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move up and the colder parts move down ;also the transfer of heat by this movement Convection
to change from a liquid into a gas Evaporation
a funnel-shaped cloud that projects from the base of a thundercloud and that often precedes the formation of a tornado also : tornado Funnel Cloud
transition zone between two air masses. A cold front is a warm-cold air boundary with the colder air replacing the warmer. As a cold front moves into an area, the heavier cool air pushes under the lighter warm air that it is replacing. Front
distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees up to 90 degrees Latitude
a science that deals with the atmosphere and with weather Meteorology
water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, etc. ;the process of separating a solid substance from a liquid Precipitation
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

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

THE WATER CYCLE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

The particles are packed together AIR PRESSURE
measures the speed of the wind ANEMOMETER
blanket of air ATMOSPHERE
A large body of air that has about the same tempature without AIR MASS
measures air pressure BAROMETER
the average of weather conditions in a area over a long period of time CLIMATE
when precipitation is there for a period of time drought
a metoroligist predicts what weathers gonna be like near the future forecast
2 diffrent air masses or tempatures meet front
earths warning due to gases in the atmosphere that trap heat near earths surface greenhouse effect
contains watervapor humidity
studies the weather metoroligist
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
how hot or cold the air is temperature
a device that mesures the tempature thermometer
a condition of the atmosphere at any time in a particular location weather
region of high pressure wind
a liquad of water that falls from the clouds to the ground RAIN
OCCURS DURING A STORM LIGHTNING
STORM WITH STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN HURRICANES
WINTERSTORM WITH WINDS THAT ARE AT LEAST 35 MPH AND BLOWING SNOW BLIZZARDS

Science Weather Unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

These clouds develop vertically in the shape of mountain and resembles pieces of cotton. They are often referred to as "fair-weather clouds". Cumulus
This cloud is a thunderstorm cloud and can produce rain, snow, hail and lightning Cumulonimbus
Large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion Tsunami
Only forms over really warm ocean water of 80°F or warmer Hurricane
Can form anywhere in the world, but they mostly end up forming in flat or dry terrains Tornado
This cloud may have a fibrous (hair-like) and/or silky sheen appearance. Cirrus
Generally a gray cloud layer with a base, if thick enough, produce drizzle or ice prisms Stratus
The continuous rain cloud Nimbus
When a thundercloud has many small bits of ice bump into each other and they move around it creates this Lightning
When electricity passes through the air and causes particles to vibrate. The vibrations are heard as sound. Thunder
Instrument that measures the atmospheric pressure, weather and altitude. Barometer
An instrument indicating temperature Thermometer
Instrument used for measuring the speed of wind Anemometer
Two air masses where one is cool and the other warm, are moving so that the warmer air replaces the cooler air Warm Front
Two air masses, one cold and one warm, moving so the colder air replaces the warmer air Cold Front
The combination of a cold front and warm front when they catch up and cold overtakes a warm front Occluded Front

Climate and Weather Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Weather Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who studies weather Meteorologist
a tool that measures air pressure Barometer
a tool that measures wind speed anemometer
a tool used to see how much precipitation is expected doppler radar
locates where weather is expected satellite
low cloud that brings a calm, cloudy day stratus
high cloud, weather will change soon cirrus
middle cloud, clear sunny day cumulus
low cloud, steady rainy weather nimbostratus
middle cloud, tall; heavy precipitation, storms cumulonimbus
it moves weather from west to east jet stream
moves weather from east to west gulf stream
the force of air around us at sea level air pressure
it changes the climate and is very warm El Nino
an upward current updraft
a downward current downdraft
air flowing in a particular direction wind
the weather of a place of a certain time climate
condition of atmosphere at certain place and time weather
a transition zone between two air masses front

science 6th grade Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

Type
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