Severe Weather
Climate
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Definitions
100

Describe a drought and effects. 

long period with very little precipitation. It can cause people to move and and have little food. 

100

Has there been a long ice age?  

No, because God made the earth. 

100

What is a person who studies weather called? 

Meteorologists. 

100

Why do we need weather predictions? 

To warn us of the weather coming that we can prepare accordingly. 

100

What is the weather? Be specific. 

Condition of the air at a certain time and place. 

200

What is a flood? 

water that overflows and covers homes. 

200

Why does climate change? 

Changes in the sun's energy. (Becomes warmer when it gives off more energy, colder when there is less). volcanoes, dust forms and forest fires. 

200
Used to measure wind speed

anemometer

200

How have humans impacted the warming of the earth? How can we help? 

Pollution. Care for the earth, and do our best to plant new trees and recycle. 
200

What is water frozen into tiny pellets? 

Sleet. 

300

What happens during a thunderstorm?

Most common, are lots of lightning, heavy rain, and strong winds. 

300

How did the flood affect our climate? 

It changed and caused lots of rain and snow, even glaciers. 

300

Used to measure temperature 

thermometer 

300

What is the line that runs across the middle of the earth? 

Equator 
300
What is tiny ice crystals that are together and fall from the sky? 

Snow. 

400

What is the difference between a tornado and a hurricane? 

A tornado is a funnel-shaped cloud (on land) and a hurricane is in the sky a fast-moving storm. The safest place is the eye. 

400

What climate zone do we live in? Describe it? 

Temperate, 4 seasons in North America. 

400

Used to measure rain

Rain Gauge

400

Label the Water Cycle (show picture) 

Transporation, Precipitation, Evaporation, Condensation 

evaporation, precipitation, condensation 

400

Water frozen in large pellets that fall from the sky? 

hail 

500

What happens in a blizzard? 

Snowstorms with strong winds and hard to see. 

500

Name the three climate zones, in order on the globe! 

polar, temperate, tropical 

500

Used to measure direction of the weather

weathervane 

500

How does the sun or atmosphere affect our climate? 

Sun heats air causing it to move, the weather takes place in the atmosphere, effects the weather, and perfect temperatures for people to live. Protects the earth like a blanket. 

500

Name as many of the kinds of clouds as you remember! (Send one student to tell Mrs. Huang the answer? 

Stratus 

Fog

Cumulus 

Cirrus 

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