5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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.
- b 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
- c Instrument that measures air pressure
- d Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.
- e Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
5 Multiple choice questions
- Temperature & precipitation
- Comparison of water vapor and air temperature
- Day to day conditions in a given area
- Place where two air masses meet
- 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
5 True/False questions
Precipitation → The average weather of an area
Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
Beaufort Scale → Scale that shows the number for wind speed.
Cirrus clouds → Thin, white & feathery edges,
seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
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
Anemometer → Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules