5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Four Properties of Weather
- Relative Humidity
- Cirrus clouds
- a Air pressure, air moisture, temperature, air movement
- b Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
- c Thin, white & feathery edges,
seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
- d Comparison of water vapor and air temperature
- e Day to day conditions in a given area
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- water returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)
- Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.
- 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
Thermometer → Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
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
Humidity → The amount of water vapor in the air
Air Pressure → the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
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