5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Relative Humidity
- Cumulus clouds
- a Comparison of water vapor and air temperature
- b Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
- c A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
- d blanket of air that surrounds the Earth
- e Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- Scientists who study the weather
Study air masses to make weather forecasts
- 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.
- Day to day conditions in a given area
- Place where two air masses meet
5 True/False questions
Four Properties of Weather → the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
Things that affect climate → Temperature & precipitation
Thunderstorms → Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
Climate → The amount of water vapor in the air
Humidity → The average weather of an area
Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth