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5 Matching questions

  1. Front
  2. Thermometer
  3. Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earth
  4. Air Pressure
  5. Anemometer
  1. a Place where two air masses meet
  2. b cause the change of seasons
  3. c Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
  4. d A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
  5. e the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. The amount of water vapor in the air
  3. 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
  4. Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
  5. Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.

5 True/False questions

  1. ClimateThe average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth


  2. WeatherDay to day conditions in a given area


  3. Relative HumidityThe amount of water vapor in the air


  4. Cumulus cloudsLarge, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
    Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms


  5. Beaufort ScalePrediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.


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