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Weather Tools- Sci

Measurments, tools, and definitions

What does a thermometer do? it measures temperature.
What is temperature measured in? degrees
What type of degrees are there for temperature? Celsius and Fahrenheit
What does a compass do? used to determine the direction from which the wind is coming from
What does an anemometer do? it measures wind speed
What does a hygrometer do? it measures relative humidity
What is relative humidity? a measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
What is relative humidity measured in? percentage
What does a barometer measure? it measures air pressure
What is air pressure measured in? millibars (mb)
severe weather weather that is dangerous and causes damage
meteorology the scientific study of Earths weather
meteorologist a person who studies the causes and effects of Earths weather
forecast a prediction about what kind of weather to expect
weight pull or force between Earth and the matter in an object or substance
weather factor the properties of the air that effect weather
an example of weather factor humidity, air pressure, temperature, wind speed
matter molecules that an object is made of
mass the amount of matter in an object
Created by: shara232