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Week 19

Weather

TermDefinition
Climate The general weather over a long period of time
Weather The day to day conditions of our atmosphere that can change in an instant
Atmosphere The gasses surrounding Earth
Average The ordinary standard or norm
Humidity The amount of moisture in the air
Anemometer Scientific tool that measures wind speed
Forecast The meteorologist predicts what they think the weather is going to be
Meteorologist A scientist who studies the weather
Precipitation Rain, snow, sleet, hail or fog
Rain Gauge Tool that measures the accumulation of precipitation
Accumulation The gradual gathering of rain or snow
Wind Direction Reported by the direction from which it originates
Weather map A map that displays with symbols to help forecast the weather
Cold Front Represented by the symbol of a blue triangle
Warm Front Represented by the symbol of a red semi-circle
Wind Vane/Windsock A device that measures the direction of the wind
Wind Speed How fast the wind is blowing
Evaporation When water turns to gas
Condensation When gas turns back into a liquid
Cycle An interval of time during which a sequence of recurring successions of events takes place
Created by: ghscience