Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Climate Fast Facts

QuestionAnswer
The sun’s rays directly strike the equator (latitude 0) and cause the regions near the equator to be ______________. warmer
Generally, as latitude increases the temperature of the area _____________. decreases
Certain land formations (__________________________) can affect the movement of air masses and therefore affect the weather conditions a region experiences. mountains and valleys
Land and Sea breezes are local convection currents that occur in areas near water because of the ____________________ of Earth materials. unequal heating
Global winds provide a ___________________________________for the movement of air in a specific region and are named after the direction they come from. predictable pattern
Ocean currents circulate __________ energy. heat
Air masses that originate over regions of the ocean are moved with currents and affect the climate of _______________________. coastal regions
Latitude, elevation, shape of the land, distance from the water, global winds and ocean currents all determine the ________________in an area. climate
Created by: mmsscience6