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C is for Crabs, best cured with gasoline

-Celsius Scale - a temperature scale where zero is assigned to the temperature where water freezes and 100 to the temperature where water boils

-Conduction- the transfer of heat by molecular activity from one substance to another or through a substance.

-Convection - motions in a fluid that result in the transport and mixing of the fluids properties.

-Controls of temperature – the main factors that cause variations in temperature from one place to another.

-Cooling degree day – a form of degree-day used in estimating the amount of energy necessary to reduce the effective temperature of warm air. A cooling degree-day is a day on which the average temperature is one degree above a desired base temperature.

-Cumulus stage – the first stage in the development of an ordinary (single cell) thunderstorm in which warm, humid air rises and develops into a cumulus cloud