|Week 22 Vocabulary|
|1) Greenhouse effect||When
gases such as CO2 trap heat from the Sun and cause the
temperature of the atmosphere to rise.
|2) Global Warming||
A rise in the temperature of Earth’s atmosphere due to the increase in certain gases in the atmosphere.
|3) Tornado||A violent
rotating funnel shaped column of air which reaches speeds of 300 mph on
intense tropical storm that forms over 80° water and has sustained
winds of 74 mph or greater.
A form of weather that has lightning and thunders and is produced
from a cumulonimbus cloud.
|6) Fog||A cloud in
contact with the ground
|7) Cloud||A visible mass of condensed droplets or frozen crystals suspended in the atmosphere.|
|8) Cumulonimbus||Towering thunderstorm cloud, shaped like an anvil, that can produce heavy rain, lightning, high winds, hail, and sometimes tornadoes.|
|9) Cumulus||A dense white fluffy, flat based, cloud with a bulging upper portion that resembles a large bundle of cotton balls.|
|10) Cirrus||A high cloud made of ice crystals that appear thin and featherlike.|