Flash cards for Miss Divitos 7th grade end of year review

Term Definition
Transpiration The process of water evaporating from the leaves of plants during photosynthesis
Water Cycle The repeating process that move water in different forms between Earth's surface and atmosphere
Water Vapor Water in the atmosphere that is in the form of a gas
Weather The condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
Weather patterns Weather that repeats itself in a predictable way
Alto A word prefix meaning mid altitude
Cirro A word prefix meaning high altitude
Cirrus The type of cloud formed from ice crystals at high altitude
Cumulo A word prefix meaning "heaped"
Cumulus A type of cloud that is puffy or "heaped" in appearance, has distinct edges
Nimbo A word prefix meaning rain
Nimbus A word suffix meaning rain-ex.cumulonimbus
Stratus The type of cloud forms in horizontal layers and blankets the sky
Temperature Average kinetic energy of the molecules in a substance
Condensation The process of a gas changing into a liquid
Dew point The temperature at which water vapor will start to condense out of the air as liquid water
Evaporation The process of a liquid changing into a gas
Ground water Water that is beneath Earth's surface
Humidity The amount of water vapor in the air
Meteorologist A scientist who studies the atmosphere weather and climate
Pattern Something that repeats itself in a predictable way
Porous Full of holes or small spaces which allow the entry of water and air
Precipitation Any type of liquid or solid water that falls to Earth's surface