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UNIT: THE EARTH II

Facts about the earth and the weather

TermDefinition
WEATHER The conditions of the atmosphere in a particular place
ANEMOMETER It measures the wind speed
THERMOMETER It measures the temperature
RAIN GAUGE It measures the rainfall
WIND VANE It measures the wind direction
BAROMETER It measures the air pressure
POLLUTION Contamination (anything that makes the earth dirty)
CARDINAL POINTS The cardinal points are NORTH, SOUTH, EAST amd WEST
MAP A representation of a place
MAP KEY The symbols that we use to represent objects in a map
GLOBE It´s a ball that represents the Earth
HEMISPHERE It´s the half of the Earth
EQUATOR It´s an imaginary line that splits the Earth in two
EVAPORATION When the water turns into water vapor
CONDENSATION When the water vapor cools down and form clouds
PRECIPITATION When the raindrops fall down
CLIMATE The average weather conditions at a particular place over a long period of time
Created by: luisbls