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Chpt.17 science


weather the state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place.
air is made up of_________? molecules that move constantly.
what is wind? air moving in a specific direction.
the instruments used to measure wind direction? wind vanes and wind socks
wind speed is measured by? an anemometer
humidity is? the amount of water vapor in the air.
relative humidity is? the humidity compared to the amount of water vapor need to saturate the air.
dew point is? the temperature in which the water vapor condensates near the ground
the three cloud types are? cirrus,cumulus,and stratus
the prefixes and suffixes and their heights are? strato-low altitudes,cirro-high altitudes,alto-medium altitudes,nimbus-rain
the 4 types of precipitation are? rain,sleet,snow,and hail
how is hail formed? hail is formed because of ice crystals being blown back into the air time after time
Created by: robbie1016