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fission theory
the moon came out of the Pacific Ocean
water vapor changes to dew
condensaton
probe
man made ofject thatr orbits planets
simile
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as
protagonist
main character of a story
setting
the time and place in which a story taked place
condensation nucleus
makes rain drops
inciting incident
the event that sets the other elements of the plot in motion
meteorology
study of the weather
accretion theory
moon was formed from the same dust cloud as the earth
rising action
the events that follow the inciting incident and lead up to the crisis in a story
Alan Shepard
first american in space
hail changes to rain
melting
orographic
assocrain shadow effect thet causes one side of a mountain to get more rain then the other
antagonist
the character who struggles against the protagonist
project Apollo
put the first man on moon
water vapor changes to clouds
condensation
cloud droplets change to hail
evaporation
John Glenn
first american to orbit earth
capture theory
the earth captured the moon
fable
a brief, fanciful story that seeks to expand on a moral
developing characters
a character who changes as the story progresses
apogee
moon's farthest point from the earth in orbit
climax
the point at which the story reaches the moment of highest motional intensity
dew changes to water vapor
evaporation
evaporation
of the state that causes cooling to the surroundings
snow changes to water vapor
sublimation
metaphor
an expression of one thing in terms of another
static characters
a character who remains essentially the same throughout the story
falling action
the plot element that unfolds the result of the crisis and leads to the resolution
water vapor changes to frost
sublimation
alto
middle clouds
GPS
absolute location
earthshine
sun light reflected off the moon
lunar eclipse
the earth is between the sun and the moon
atmosphere
envolope of gases
sleet changes to water
melting
dew piont
temp at which the relitive humitiy is = to 100%
acid precipitation
caused by air pollutants
satellite
man-made object in space orbiting planets
solar eclipse
moon is between the earth and the sum
Eileen Collins
first woman in space
Neil Armstrong
first man on moon
crisis
major turning point for the main character
convergence
collision of 2 or more single masses or winds at a single location
rain to sleet
freezing
wind-chill factor
how cold wind feels to an average person
villain
an evil or cruel antagonist
supercooled water
water below freezing state
jet stream
paths of fast winds
adiabatic cooling
cause condintion and clouds to form when a humid air mass is lifted higher into the atmosphere
personification
giving human characteristics to something that is not human
project Gemini
prepared the U.S. for the moon
plot
series of incident arranged in order to move the story
liquid water changes to water vapor without boiling
evaporation
project mercury
put the first american man in space
resolution
the final outcome of a story
cirro
clouds that curl
freezing nucleus
makes ice cyrstals
expostion
technique that introduces the reader to the situation and the setting
temperature
the amount of of thermal energy
strato
clouds spread out
perigee
moon's closest point to the earth in orbit
coalescence
smaller pieces joining together to form a single larger rain drop

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