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5 Matching questions

  1. Four Properties of Weather
  2. Cumulus clouds
  3. Stratus cloud
  4. Anemometer
  5. Troposphere
  1. a Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
    Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
  2. b 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
  3. c Air pressure, air moisture, temperature, air movement
  4. d A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
  5. e layer of the atmosphere closest to the Earth where most weather occurs, conditions change quickly, contains water & gases

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Place where two air masses meet
  2. Comparison of water vapor and air temperature
  3. Scale that shows the number for wind speed.
  4. Instrument that measures air pressure
  5. Scientists who study the weather
    Study air masses to make weather forecasts

5 True/False questions

  1. ThunderstormsStorms 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.

          

  2. Atmospherelayer of the atmosphere closest to the Earth where most weather occurs, conditions change quickly, contains water & gases

          

  3. Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earthcause the change of seasons

          

  4. Precipitationwater returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)

          

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