5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Air Pressure
- a Scientists who study the weather
Study air masses to make weather forecasts
- b Instrument that measures air pressure
- c the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.
- d Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
- e The amount of water vapor in the air
5 Multiple choice questions
- Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
- layer of the atmosphere closest to the Earth where most weather occurs, conditions change quickly, contains water & gases
- 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.
- A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
- Day to day conditions in a given area
5 True/False questions
Cumulus clouds → Thin, white & feathery edges,
seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
Forecast → Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
Climate → 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
Things that affect climate → Temperature & precipitation
Four Properties of Weather → Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules