What is the area of the stratosphere that protects the earth from the sun's harmful rays?
Which gas makes up most of the atmosphere?
The outermost layer of the atmosphere, where most satellites orbit, is called _____________.
True or false: The atmosphere is made of gases, water vapor, and small particles like pollen or volcanic ash.
In which layer of the atmosphere does weather occur?
Which of these is NOT a part of the water cycle?
What is the process of clouds forming?
What step of the water cycle should be included in the red box?
Warm air rises and cool air sinks because warm air is less __________.
Low pressure systems have winds circulating in what direction?
Low pressure systems usually result in what type of weather?
High pressure systems usually signal what type of weather?
Winds in a high pressure system usually circulate in what direction?
What type of storm forms a funnel-shaped cloud?
What is a massive low pressure storm that always forms over water?
The area where large masses of warm and cold air meet are called __________.
When a mass of warm air meets a mass of cold air head on, stalling for days, it's called a _______________ front.
All rain shadows have what kind of weather?
What factor has the MOST significant effect on a place's climate?
In this diagram illustrating a rain shadow, where is the rainiest weather?
If two towns are close together but have very different climates, most likely have different __________.
Low latitudes are found ____________ the equator than high latitudes.
Of these options, cities at which location have warmer climates?
Why do cities at low latitudes have warmer climates than cities at high latitudes?
How is warmth from the sun's rays hitting low latitudes transported from the equator to higher latitudes?