Climate is the pattern of __________ in an area over many years.
Regions with a __________ closer to the equator receive more solar radiation.
Large bodies of water can cause areas to be __________ in the winter and __________ in the summer.
Large bodies of water affect coastal regions by __________.
|A)||providing leisure activities|
|C)||causing the region to experience inhospitable conditions|
|D)||absorbing or giving off heat|
Why do warm currents begin near the equator?
|A)||because all currents, warm and cool, begin near the equator|
|B)||Scientists are still unsure.|
|C)||The equator receives the most direct sunlight.|
|D)||because cool air rises and warm air falls|
Why doesn't air in the mountains absorb heat as well as air found at sea level?
|A)||The atmosphere and air is thinner.|
|B)||The winds carry all the heat away.|
|C)||The air is thicker and has more molecules.|
|D)||The air is made of different kinds of molecules than the air at sea level.|
As air rises and cools it releases __________.
|A)||heat and precipitation|
|D)||small particles of dust|
__________ are commonly found on the __________ sides of mountains.
|D)||Heat storms, windward|