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Earth Science 1

atmosphere the air that surrounds Earth
barometer a tool used to determine changes in the weather by measuring the amount of pressure in the air
Celcius a measurement of temperature in which 0 degrees is the freezing point of water and 100 degrees is the boiling point of water
climate the usual kind of weather a place has
evaporation the process of a liquid turning into a gas
Fahrenheit a measurement of the temperature in which 32 degrees is the freezing point of water and 212 degrees is the boiling point of water
hurricane a destructive storm with strong winds and heavy rains that forms over a warm ocean
precipitation when liquid or solid water returns to Earth in the form of rain, hail, sleet or snow
saturated completely full of moisture; 100% humidity in the air
tornado a violent, destructive windstorm that creates a dark, funnel- shaped cloud that forms over land.
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