Science Vocab Quiz

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Instructions: Each row makes one card. Cut along the double lines and fold along the single lines. Then glue or tape the sides together.

Conditions in the atmosphere including temp, humidity, precipitation, wind direction, wind speed
weather
The part of earths system made of the mixture of gases that surrounds earth
atmosphere
A set of atmospheric conditions that could injure or kill someone or cause severe property damage
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severe weather
A scientist that observes and forecasts weather
meteorologist
A table that indicates what the symbols on a map represent
map key
A measure of the average movement of particles of matter
temperature
Measure of the amount of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum possible amount that air can hold at a particular temp given as a percent between 0 percent and 100 percent
relative humidity
Water that falls to the ground as rain, ice, snow, sleet, hail, or fog
precipitation
A unit of measurement for temperature, abbreviated as of. At sea level, water freezes at 32 of and boils at 212 of
degrees Fahrenheit
A unit of measurement for temperature, abbreviated as oc. At see level water freezes at 0oc and boils at 100oc
degrees Celsius
A measure of how much force air exerts on each square inch of a surface
air pressure
An instrument used to measure air pressure
barometer
The movement of air
wind
To predict
forecast
The normal weather conditions of a region, throughout the year, average over a series of years
climate
A scientist who studies the worlds weather patterns
climatologist
A tool used to measure precipitation
rain gauge
Air temperatures measured around 1.25 meters to 2 meters
surface temperature
Matter that has a definite volume but not a definite shape. a liquid that takes shape and its container. the particles remain close together and slide past one another in a fluid motion
liquid
To standardize a measuring instrument by comparing it with an accepted model
calibrate
An instrument used to measure wind speed
anemometer
A tool used for measuring wind direction
weather vain
A pattern or tendency you can see over a broad range of data
trends
A region of the U.S. assigned to a N.O.A.A. Regional Climate Center
climate region
An area of the U.S. that has particular weather characteristica
climate zone
The area were two air masses collide
front

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