Weather Flashcards
Evaporate
When heat turns water into steam/vapour and can form clouds.
Troposphere
The layer of tha atmosphere the most weather occurs in.
Water Vapour
Evaporated water
Hemisphere
Half of a sphere divinded. Or one half of the earth. There are Northern and Southern hemispheres.
Solar Radiation
Energy from the sun that heats the earth.
Altitude
The height that something is above sea level.
Latitude
A measure of how far away something is from the equator (horizontally)
Condensation
When water vapour turns back into water.
Transpiration
When water from plants is evaporated, similar to sweating.
Static Electricity
Electricity that does not move in a current. It is responsible for lightning.
Wavelength
The distance between the peak of two waves.
Atmospheric Pressure
The pressure that the weaight of the air applies on the earths surface.
Radar tracking weather balloon
A weather balloon that uses radars to measure winds and cloud patterns on the upper atmosphere
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