Video Segment |02:54

Video Segment |02:54

Our weather occurs in the troposphere and is driven by the sun. Weather is the interaction of air, heat, and moisture. The science of predicting weather is called meteorology. [Image thumbnail: Traveller. P / Shutterstock.com]


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  • air
  • atmosphere
  • cloud
  • condensation
  • heat
  • mesosphere
  • meteorologist
  • meteorology
  • moisture
  • radar
  • satellite

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