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Wind

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What gives the energy that drives all wind? The sun
Air At the equator and At the poles Rises;sinks
Air traveling in small cells that follow circular patterns are called what? Convection cells
Radiation is... When energy travels as electromagnetic waves
Convection is... The transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement of a liquid or a gas.
Conduction is... When heat is traveling through material
Describe how the Coriolis effect changes the pattern of wind movements Coriolis effect is when the wind changes direction as it is spinning in a circular motion.
The polar easterlies, the trade winds, the westerlies, and the doldrums are all examples of what? Global winds
Why does warm air rise and cold air sink? Because warm air is less dense than cold air
Created by: KaelinP