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Weather

weather

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Water Cycle The constent movement of water through the land, air,oceans and living things
atmosphere the mixture of gases that surround Earth
evaporation change from a liquid to gas
condensation change from a gas to liquid
precipitation water that falls from from the clouds to Earths surface
transpiration is the process by which moisture is carried through plants from roots to small pores on the underside of the leaves
runoff is the movement of water, from rain snowmelt, or other sources, that flow over the land surface to areas of lower elevation
accumulation a buildup or gathering of something that occurs over the time
weather what the atmosphere is like at a given place and time
sleet precipitation that is halfway between rain and snow
hail type of precipitation that is made up of small balls of ice
barometer measures air pressure
anemometer measures wind speed
hygrometer measures the amount of water vapor in the air or humidity
climate the long term weather patterns of a place
equator the imaginary line that divides Earth into its Northern and Southern Hemisphere
typical common
natural disaster catastrophe caused by natural forces, not man made forces such as hurricane, tornado, earthquake, flood.
latitude geographic that specifies the . morth-south position on Earths surface
elevation the distance above sea level
Created by: davesam1925