5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cirrus clouds
- Cumulus clouds
- a Thin, white & feathery edges,
seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
- b Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.
- c air movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south
- d Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
- e water returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The amount of water vapor in the air
- cause the change of seasons
- Storms with strong winds and heavy rains. Occur over a large area and last a long time. Begin over the ocean but can move to shore.
- The average weather of an area
Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
- Scale that shows the number for wind speed.
5 True/False Questions
Forecast → Place where two air masses meet
Stratus cloud → Thick layer that forms a blanket over land.
Little sunlight shines through, appear gray, produce rain or snow, fog is a stratus cloud that's close to the Earth
Four Properties of Weather → Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
Barometer → Instrument that measures air pressure
Front → air movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south