5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Coriolis effect
- global winds
- local wind
- a The average amount of energy of motion in the molecules of a substance
- b Wind that blows over short distances.
- c Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances
- d The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.
- e The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The transfer of heat through direct physical contact.
- A form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visible light.
- The distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.
- The process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and other gases that form a "blanket" around the earth
- Clouds that form in flat layers.
5 True/False questions
rain gauge → An instrument used to measure the amount of precipitation, consisting of an open-ended container topped by a collecting funnel and having a collecting tube and measuring scale inside.
land breeze → The flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land.
Anemometer → An instrument used to measure temperature, consisting of a thin, glass tube with a bulb on one end that contains a liquid, usually mercury or alcohol.
psychrometer → An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.
humidity → Clouds that form less than 2 kilometers above the ground and look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton.