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5 Matching questions

  1. Cumulus clouds
  2. Front
  3. Beaufort Scale
  4. Forecast
  5. Climate
  1. a Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
  2. b Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
    Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
  3. c Place where two air masses meet
  4. d The average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
  5. e Scale that shows the number for wind speed.

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. 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.
  3. Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
  4. the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
  5. blanket of air that surrounds the Earth

5 True/False questions

  1. ThunderstormsInstrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules

          

  2. Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earthcause the change of seasons

          

  3. AnemometerA wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind

          

  4. TornadoesStrong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.

          

  5. MeteorologistStrong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.

          

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