Weather & Climate

  • Topic:  

    In the Weather and Climate unit, students learn how to measure current weather conditions.  They become familiar with meteorology equipment, how to describe weather conditions and factors that influence weather.

    Vocabulary:

     

    Weather Equipment:

     

     

     anemometer

     

     barometer – mercury and aneroid

     

     psychrometer

     

     rain gauge

     

     thermometer

     

     wind vane (weather vane)

     

     

    General: 

     

     

    air pressure

    forecast

    snow

    air temperature

    frost

    satellite

    atmosphere

    hail

    stratus

    cirrus

    humidity

    temperature

    climate

    meteorologists

    water cycle

    cloud

    observation station

    weather

    condensation

    precipitation

    weather balloon

    cumulus

    rain

    weather station

    dew

    relative humidity

    weather map

    evaporation

    sleet

    wind

    fog

     

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