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1

_______ is an indication of the amount of thermal energy in the air

Temperature

2

Meteorologists measure temperature with thermometers and _________

Thermographs

3

In what 2 ways are temperatures measured?

Celsius and Fahrenheit

4

Gabriel _______ developed the temperature scale with the zero point being the coldest

Fahrenheit

5

Anders _______ developed a metric scale with 100 degrees being the middle temperature

Celsius

6

The weight of gases bearing on a surface is called __________ pressure

Atmospheric

7

The instrument that measures air pressure is called a _______

Barometer

8

______ is moving air

Wind

9

What two aspects of wind are measured?

Direction and speed

10

_________ is any form of water that falls to the earth's surface from the sky

Precipitation

11

Invisible water vapor in the air is called ________

Humidity

12

_______ is the condition of earth's atmosphere at any given time and place

Weather