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5 Matching questions

  1. Humidity
  2. Anemometer
  3. Wind
  4. Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earth
  5. Troposphere
  1. a layer of the atmosphere closest to the Earth where most weather occurs, conditions change quickly, contains water & gases
  2. b A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
  3. c 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
  4. d cause the change of seasons
  5. e The amount of water vapor in the air

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Thin, white & feathery edges,
    seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
  2. water returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)
  3. Day to day conditions in a given area
  4. the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
  5. Scale that shows the number for wind speed.

5 True/False questions

  1. BarometerInstrument that measures air pressure


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


  3. HurricanesStorms 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.


  4. Things that affect climateThick 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


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


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