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Week Eighteen 01/11

Rapid Changes to Earth's Surface Earthquakes, landslide, hurricane, tsunami, and volcano eruptions
Slow Changes to Earth's Surface Weathering, erosion, and deposition
Soil The upper layer of Earth consisting of a mixture of humus, rocks, and minerals
Retain To keep in or hold back
Organic Acquired from living matter
Freezing When the temperature drops below 0 degrees Celsius
Melting When a solid becomes a liquid due to heat
Climate The general weather over a long period of time
Weather The day-to-day conditions of the atmosphere that can change quickly
Atmosphere The gasses surrounding the Earth
Humidity The amount of moisture in the air
Forecast The meteorologist predicts what they think the weather is going to be
Meteorologist A scientist who studies the weather
Precipitation Rain, snow, sleet, and hail
Evaporation When water turns into a gas
Condensation When gas turns back into a liquid
Ground Water Water held underground in the soil or in the pores and crevices of rock
Transpiration The process when a plant absorbs water through the roots and the gives off water vapor through the pores of the leaves
Runoff The draining away of water carried from the surface
Water Cycle The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the Earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land.
Created by: ghscience5-2020



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