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Weather Cycle

Water Cycle, Weather, & Clouds

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What are the 3 forms that water on the Earth is found as? Solid, Liquid, & Gas
What are the 3 areas where water flows from? Rivers, Streams, & Oceans
What are the 3 developmental ways that water is processed in the Earth? Evaporation, Condensation, & Precipitation
What plays a major role in the development of the water cycle? The Sun’s Energy
What is all the water that is on Earth known as? The hydrosphere
What is the largest hydrosphere that is located on Earth? The Pacific Ocean
What are known as storage water areas on Earth? Reservoirs
What types water are located on Earth? Fresh water & Salt water
In what type of water are high salt concentrations found? Oceans
What is the temperature of the “Equator” ocean on the Earth? 30 Degree Celsius
What is the temperature of the North and South Pole oceans on the Earth? -2 Degree Celsius
What are the names of the 3 areas where the warm ocean areas flow on the Earth? Gulf Stream, Caribbean Sea, & North Atlantic Ocean
What currents rotate cold waters with warm waters in the ocean? The California Currents
What is known as the atmosphere in a particular climate? Weather
What is the temperature weather patterns in that particular area? Climate
What are 6 examples that effect weather conditions? Temperature, Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Air Pressure, Moisture, & Amount of Rain or Snow
What are weather scientist called that predication future weather forecast? Meteorologist
Gravity pulls or pushing air pressure forces in the Earth, what is this called? Barometric pressure
What have been known to effect weather & its patterns in an area? Air temperatures
What is the cause of differences in air pressure Wind movement
What affect in weather will flow the direction of air in that area? Wind Speed
What are the 2 objects that create rain or snow in the clouds? Ice crystals and water droplets
What are the 4 types of precipitation in the Earth’s weather? Rain, Sleet, Hail, & Snow
What are short, detached, hair-like clouds found at high altitudes? Cirrus clouds
What type of clouds are associated with thunder storms and heavy precipitation? Cumulonimbus clouds
What are clouds that are middle altitude that are in layers or patches? Altocumulus clouds
What type of clouds are flat and hazy that are low altitudes varying from dark to white colors? Stratus clouds
What are clouds that touches the ground? Fog clouds
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