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absorb
to take in
soak
atmosphere
a blanket of gas that surrounds Earth
the air up there
axis
a real or imaginary line that a spinning object turns around
a top or a gyroscope
cast
a fossil formed or shaped within a mold
dino steps
comet
a chunk of ice and rock that orbits the sun in a long narrow orbit
Mold
A fossil clearly showing trhe outside features of the organism
Orbit
the path an object follows as it revolves
Planet
A satellite of the sun
Pollution
the adding of harmful substances to the water, air, or land
Precipitation
Water in the atmosphere that falls to earth as rain, snow, hail, or sleet
properties
quality of objects (texture, color, shape, weight)
Rock Cycle
a never ending proccess by which rocks are changed from one type to another
Sedimentary Rock
rock formed from bits or layers of rock cemented together
Air Mass
a large region of the atmosphere where the air has similar properties throughout
Air Pressure
the force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it
Temperature
a measure of how hot or cold something is
Thermometer
an instrument used to measure temperature
Humidity
a measurement of how much water vapor is in the air
Front
a boundary between air masses with different temperatures
Forecast
statement of what is to come, prediction of the coming weather
Cold Front
a front where cold air moves under warm air
Warm front
a boundary between air masses where tha warm air slides up and over the cold air mass
weather
condition of the atmosphere with respect to the temperature, moisture, cloudiness and changes day to day
Weather Vane
an instrument used to measure wind direction
Condensation
the process in which water particles change from a gas to a liquid
Crust
solid rock that makes up the Moons and Earths outermost layers
Drought
a long period of time with little or no precipitation
earthquake
movement or vibration in the rocks that make up earths crust
erosion
the wearing away of soil and rock particles by waves, wind, running water, or glaciers
eruptions
bursting or throwing forth