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core concepts 3.1-6


weather current condition outside
climate weather of a place over many years
precipitation rain,snow,sleet,or hail
temperature how hot or cold the air is
polar zone high latitudes, very cold
tropics low latitdes,close to the equator,very hot
altitude high above sea level
water cycle movement of water from earths surface into the atmosphere and back
evaporation liquid changes to gas
international convergence zone is the area of rising air near the equator
tropical cyclone intense rain with strong winds that form over the ocean in the tropics
hurricane cyclone that forms over the Atlantic ocean
tornado swirling funnel of wind hat can reach 300 mph
tropical wet combine hot temp. and heavy rainfall year around
tropic wet and dry wet season in summer, dry season in winter
humid subtropical year-round precipitation with mild winters and hot summers
maritime mild winters,cool summers,were moist wind blow onshore
tundra close to the poles, bitter cold and dry climates year-round
subarctic climate have limited precipitation, cool summers, and very dry winters
semiarid desert climate steadily sinking air
deciduous trees lose their leafs in fall,temperate forest
coniferous trees produce cones to carry seeds, they protect trees through cold dry winters
savanna in tropical areas, scattered trees,park like land scape
ecosystem group of plant,animals that depend on other enviorment for survival
Created by: brynn915
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