5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- rain gauge
- a Clouds that form less than 2 kilometers above the ground and look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton.
- b The distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.
- c An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.
- d An instrument used to measure the amount of precipitation, consisting of an open-ended container topped by a collecting funnel and having a collecting tube and measuring scale inside.
- e The average amount of energy of motion in the molecules of a substance
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the movement of thermal energy from one substance to another.
- The process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and other gases that form a "blanket" around the earth
- A water shortage caused by long periods of low precipitation in a particular area.
- A form of energy with wavelengths that are shorter than visible light.
- Reflection of light in all directions
5 True/False Questions
jet streams → Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.
relative humidity → A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
Wind → the movement of thermal energy from one substance to another.
condensation → The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
Coriolis effect → The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.