5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earth
- Air Pressure
- a Place where two air masses meet
- b cause the change of seasons
- c Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
- d A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
- e the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- The amount of water vapor in the air
- 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
- Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
- 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
Climate → The average weather of an area
Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
Weather → Day to day conditions in a given area
Relative Humidity → The amount of water vapor in the air
Cumulus clouds → Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
Beaufort Scale → Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.