Katelyns history quiz 2

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Katelyns history quiz 2
2013-08-29 18:08:22

Katelyns history quiz 2
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  1. depending on the climate you get determines the _ u get
  2. what has lots of deserts on the equator?
    tropic of cancer
  3. What line near the equator has a lots of tropics and greens?
    latitude zero
  4. warm air always goes _, cold air always goes _
    up, down
  5. what precipitation is where the storms move through? What does this signal?
    frontal, cold fronts
  6. what precipitation is the pop up rainstorms?
  7. what are the three types of precipitation?
    Conventional, orographic, and frontal
  8. large cities tend to have _ temps then the surrounding areas, creating what are called _
    higher, microclimates
  9. nearby landforms, such as large _ areas, inland _, and _, can influence climate
    desert, mountains, forests
  10. _ can have colder climates than lower elevations
    Higher elevations
  11. _ tend to have milder climates while _ areas of continents in the _ hemisphere have _ climates with _ winters and _ summers
    coastal areas, central, Northern, continental, cold, hot
  12. large bodies of _ affect climates bc the _  temp changes much more _ than _ temp
    water, water, slowly, land
  13. _, which included all the forms of the water that fall from the atmosphere to the earths surface, affects _
    precipitation, climate
  14. Convection occurs bc _ gases and liquids are _ or _ than the _ gases and liquids, causing lighter material to _ and cooler material to _
    warm, lighter, less dense, cool, rise, sink
  15. Heat is distributed through a process called _.
  16. sunlight falls most directly near the _
  17. the earth is tilted on its _ which means that the sunlight strikes _ parts of the earth more differently at _ times of the year.
    axis, different, certain
  18. What is it called when the earth rotates around the sun?
  19. How long does it take for one complete orbit around the earth?
    1 year
  20. the earth moves in an almost circular orbit around the _
  21. what is the movement of the earth on its axis?
  22. what traps solar radiation as heat within the atmosphere?
    the greenhouse effect
  23. what is the source of the earths climate?
    the sun
  24. what climate are we?
  25. the term for weather patterns that are typically experiences over an extended period of time.
  26. the condition of the bottom layer of the earths atmosphere over a short period of time