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Sci. Vocab. Chap. 6

Barometer tool used to measure air pressure
wind vane tool used to show the direction of the wind
thermometer tool used to measure temp.
anemometer tool used to measure wind speed
precipitation any form of water that falls from the sky
condensation the process of water vapor becoming water in the sky
groundwater water that is undergound
water cycle the movement of water from earths surface to the atmosphere and back again
ellipse a shape like a circle butt stretched in opposite directions
revolution movement of one object around another
rotation spinning of a planet , moon and sun around its axis
tides occurs because of the gravitational pull of the moon and sun on earths oceans
phases the shape of the moon formed by the light part of the half that face the Earth
new moon occurs when the unlighted half is facing earth
orbit path an object follow as it revolves around another object
high pressure cool, dry, clear and nice weather
low pressure warm, moist air, storms, and overcast
Created by: Leyton