5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Cumulus clouds
- Beaufort Scale
- a Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
- b Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
- c Place where two air masses meet
- d The average weather of an area
Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
- e Scale that shows the number for wind speed.
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
- 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.
- Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
- the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
- blanket of air that surrounds the Earth
5 True/False questions
Thunderstorms → Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earth → cause the change of seasons
Anemometer → A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
Tornadoes → Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
Meteorologist → Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.