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Climate Region- Tropical Rainy

Precipitation-?

Temperature- always 18* C

Precipitation- Heavy Precipitation

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Climate Region- ?

Precipitation-less than 25 cm a year

Temperature-cold or hot depending on the area

Climate region- dry

2

Climate Region- Temperate Marine

Precipitation- ?

Temperature- average of 10* C warm
Between -3* C or 18* C Cold

Precipitation- mild rainy winters and summer it vary's per year

3

Climate Region- ?

Precipitation- moderate amounts of rain in the summer smaller amounts of rain or snow fall in Winter.

Temperature- average of 10* C or above warmest -3* C or below in coldest

Temperate Continental

4

Climate Region- ?

Precipitation- relatively dry because the air holds little moisture. Snow and ice

Temperature- below 10* C in warmest month

Polar

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Climate Region- highlands

Precipitation- precipitation also increases as air masses carrying moisture passes over highland areas

Temperature- ?

Cooler temp than nearby low lands.

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What are the two major factors that scientists use to classify climates?

Temperature and Precipitation

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List one of the six climate regions

Tropical Rain

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List one of the six climate regions

Dry

9

List one of the six climate regions

Temperate marine

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List one of the six climate regions

Temperate Continental

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List one of the six climate regions

Polar

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List one of the six climate regions

Highlands

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T or F
Climate regions are marked by clear boundaries

False

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Which ones are true about a tropical wet climate?
A. It has heavy rainfall year-round
B. It is hot year-round
C. Rainforests grow in this type of climate
D. Florida has this type of climate

A, B, C.

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Which one(s) are true about a tropical wet-and-dry climate?
A. It has a rainy season and a dry season
B. It is hie year-round
C. Grasslands grow in this type of climate
D. Hawaii has this type of climate

A, B, C.

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Circle the letters of each choice of provides evidence of ancient climates

A. Fossils
B. Tree rings
C. Pollen records
D. weather maps

B, C

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Is the following sentence sure false send tree ring indicates of the year was warm or wet.

False.

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Scientists can enter information about ancient climates by identifying to the type of _______ deposited by years ago

Pollen

19

How was volcanic activity possibly affected solar radiation and temperatures

Major volcanic eruptions release huge quantities of gas and Ash into the atmosphere. These materials can stay in the upper atmosphere for months or years the ash and gases in the incoming radiation and they may lower temperatures

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Circling the letter of each sentence that is true but the movement of Earths
continents
A earths continents have always been located where they are now
B most of the land on earth was once part of a single continent
C continents now in the polar zones a were once near the equator
DThe movement of continents has no effect on climates

B, C

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Is the following sentence true false it is colder in the winter in the northern hemisphere because earth is ffarther from sun

False

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Circle Each sentence that is true about earths axis
A. The axis always point the same direction
B The north end of the axis is tilted away from the sun all year
C when is the summer in the southern hemisphere the south end of the axis is tilted towards the sun
D in March and September near end of the axis is tilted towards the sun

A

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Arid regions which get lesson 20 of centers of rain each year are also called _____

Desert

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Where are Arid climates in the US?

California, the Great Basin, South western U.S.

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An area that is dry but gets enough rainfall for short grasses and low bushes to grow is called ___

Steppe

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The step he region of the US is the_____

The Great Plains

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Marine West Coast
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Pacific Northwest

Cool and wet

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Dry and warm
California

Mediterranean

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Humid tropical
warm and wet
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SE US