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1

What is a climate?

The consistent weather and living condition of an area

2

Fill in the blank: The five types of climate are: Tropical, dry, temperate, _________, and alpine

Continental (like NH!)

3

What are the 3 factors of climate?

Location, Elevation, and Weather Patterns

4

Which area of latitude gets the most sunlight and warmth: the top, the middle, or the bottom of the Earth?

The middle, near the Equator

5

What is elevation?

The distance you are from sea level.

6

What climate is warm, moist, and stays around the same temperature during all seasons?

Tropical

7

What climate does a desert like the Sahara have?

Dry

8

What climate has a moderate range of temperatures, a fair amount of vegetation, and means "mild or controlled"?

Temperate

9

What climate experiences extreme temperature swings, a lot of precipitation (rain/snow), and is known for forests?

Continental

10

What climate do the North and South Pole have?

Alpine