Science Unit 4 Vocabulary
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  • Question 1
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    the mixture of gases that surround a planet

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    atmosphere

    water cycle

    evaporation

    condensation

  • Question 2
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    the process in which water continuously moves from Earth's surface into the atmosphere and back again

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    water cycle

    evaporation

    condensation

    precipitation

  • Question 3
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    the process by which a liquid changes into a gas

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    evaporation

    condensation

    precipitation

    runoff

  • Question 4
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    the process by which a gas changes into a liquid

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    condensation

    precipitation

    runoff

    hydrosphere

  • Question 5
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    water that falls from the air to Earth's surface

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    precipitation

    runoff

    hydrosphere

    reservoir

  • Question 6
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    water that does not soak into the ground and that flows across Earth's surface

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    runoff

    hydrosphere

    reservoir

    weather

  • Question 7
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    all the waters of Earth

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    hydrosphere

    reservoir

    weather

    weather map

  • Question 8
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    a storage area, usually for water

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    reservoir

    weather

    weather map

    air pressure

  • Question 9
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    what is happening in the atmosphere at a certain place and time

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    weather

    weather map

    air pressure

    barometer

  • Question 10
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    a map that uses symbols to show weather data

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    weather map

    air pressure

    barometer

    anemometer

  • Question 11
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    the weight of the atmosphere pressing down on earth

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    air pressure

    barometer

    anemometer

    humidity

  • Question 12
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    a weather instrument used to measure air pressure

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    barometer

    anemometer

    humidity

    circulation

  • Question 13
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    a weather instrument that measures wind speed

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    anemometer

    humidity

    circulation

    air mass

  • Question 14
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    the amount of water vapor in the air

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    humidity

    circulation

    air mass

    front

  • Question 15
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    the movement of air that redistributes heat on Earth

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    circulation

    air mass

    front

    sleet

  • Question 16
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    a large body of air that has similar temperature and humidity throughout

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    air mass

    front

    sleet

    hail

  • Question 17
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    the border where two air masses meet

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    front

    sleet

    hail

    wind

  • Question 18
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    frozen raindrops

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    sleet

    hail

    wind

    natural disaster

  • Question 19
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    frozen precipitation that forms in layers

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    hail

    wind

    natural disaster

    latitude

  • Question 20
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    air that is moving

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    wind

    natural disaster

    latitude

    convection current

  • Question 21
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    a quick, destructive change in the environment that is not caused by people

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    natural disaster

    latitude

    convection current

    elevation

  • Question 22
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    a measure of how far North or South a place is from the equator

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    latitude

    convection current

    elevation

    equator

  • Question 23
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    the rising and sinking of matter in a circular pattern due to heat

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    convection current

    elevation

    equator

    desert

  • Question 24
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    height above sea level

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    elevation

    equator

    desert

    climate zone

  • Question 25
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    an imaginary line around Earth, equally distant from the North and South Poles.

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    equator

    desert

    climate zone

    severe weather

  • Question 26
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    an area of land that is very dry

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    desert

    climate zone

    severe weather

    climate

  • Question 27
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    an area that has similar average temperatures and precipitation throughout

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    climate zone

    sever weather

    climate

    water vapor

  • Question 28
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    dangerous conditions of the atmosphere

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    severe weather

    climate

    water vapor

    hemisphere

  • Question 29
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    the pattern of weather an area experiences over a long period of time

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    climate

    water vapor

    hemisphere

    polar

  • Question 30
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    the gas state of water

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    water vapor

    hemisphere

    polar

    temperate

  • Question 31
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    half of Earth

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    hemisphere

    polar

    temperate

    tropical

  • Question 32
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    near Earth's North Pole or South Pole

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    polar

    temperate

    tropical

    atmosphere

  • Question 33
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    a climate zone located between the tropics and the polar circles generally characterized by moderate temperatures rather than extremely hot or cold temperatures

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    temperate

    tropical

    atmosphere

    water cycle

  • Question 34
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    a climate zone near the equator characterized by warm temperatures

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    tropical

    atmosphere

    water cycle

    evaporation

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