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Week Sixteen 01/06

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 layer of gasses that surround the Earth
Average The ordinary standard or norm
Humidity The amount of moisture in the air
Forecast The prediction of the weather coming up
Meteorologist A scientist who studies the weather
Precipitation Rain, snow, sleet, fog or hail
Accumulation The gradual gathering of snow or rain
Weather map A map that displays with symbols to help forecast the weather
Anemometer Tool that measures wind speed
Rain gauge Too that measures the accumulation of precipitation
Wind Direction Reported by the direction the wind is coming from
Cold Front Advancing mass of cold air that is represented by the symbol of a blue triangle
Warm Front Advancing mass of warm air that is represented by the symbol of a red semi-circle
Wind Vane and Windsock Tools that measures the direction of the wind
Wind Speed How fast the wind is blowing
Created by: ghscience5