5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Greenhouse Effect
- Global Warming
- Coriolis Effect
- a natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and other gases
- b the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
- c an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)
- d instrument used to measure relative humidity
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
- A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
- created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather
- a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
- Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.
5 True/False questions
Anemometer → a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
Maritime Tropical → describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
Prevailing Winds → winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth
Cold Front → the front of an advancing mass of colder air
High Air Pressure → created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather