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Vocab, 15 questions 7.1, 5 questions ch. 1-6 that relate to 7.1

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Weather   The atmospheric conditions, along with short-term changes, of a certain place at a certain time  
Air pressure   The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air, or surface, below it  
Humidity   the amount of water vapor in the air  
Relative Humidity   The amount of water vapor present in the air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor the air could contain at that temperature  
Dew Point   The temperature at which air if fully saturated because of decreasing temperatures while holding the amount of moisture constant  
Precipitation   Is water, in liquid or solid form, that falls from the atmosphere  
Water cycle   The series of natural processes in which water continually moves among oceans, land, and the atmosphere  
what are two types of variables   temperature and rainfall  
what is wind direction   the direction the wind is blowing  
what is relative humidity measured with   a psychrometer  
what determines the maximum amount of water vapor air can contain   temperature  
what is rain   precipitaion that reaches earths surface  
what is an important process in the water cycle   precipitation  
what are clouds   water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere  
what produces precipitation   clouds  
what does barometric pressure mean   air pressure  
how can humidity be measure   in grams of water per cubic meter of air  
warm air can contain more water vapor than cold air   true  
when air is saturated it contains more water vapor   true  
when temperature is high molecules have a ___________   high kinetic energy  
clouds can have?   different shapes and be present at different altitudes  
a cloud that forms near earths surface is called   fog  
the troposphere contains all the __________   clouds  
the stratosphere contains all the ____________   weather balloons  
many of the elements on the periodic table are found where?   on earth/ ground  
when you have boiling water then it will eventually__________   turn to water vapor  
liquid has _________________________________________________   no definite shape or volume  


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