Weather
Measuring weather
Climate
Climate zones
True or False
100

What are the three forms of precipitation?

rain, snow, and hail
100

What is used to measure temperature?

thermometer

100

What are the three factors that affect climate?

latitude, altitude, and proximity to water

100

What are the three general climate zones on earth?

hot climates, temperate climates, and cold climates

100

True or False:

A barometer measures the amount of precipitation.

False.

A rain gauge measures the amount of precipitation

200

What are the four stages of the water cycle?

Evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection.

200

A _______ is used to measure the amount of precipitation.

rain gauge

200

What is climate?

Climate is the typical weather in an area over a long period of time

200

Mountain climates are cold and thereĀ“s more precipitation in ______ altitudes

higher

200

True or False:

Latitude is the height of the land above sea level

False.

Altitude is the height of the land above sea level

300

A light wind is called a _____

breeze
300

A weather vane is used to measure ______

wind direction

300

Places that are close to the equator are ______ than places farther away.

warmer

300

Desert climates are dry and have very little ________ all year

precipitation

300

True or False:

Clouds are formed in the stage of condensation

True

400

____ is the movement of air from high pressure areas to low pressure areas

Wind

400

An anenometer is used to measure wind _______

velocity

400

At higher altitudes, temperatures are _____

cooler

400

Mediterranean climate is part of the _______ climate zone

temperate

400

True or False:

Weather is the atmospheric conditions over a long period of time

False 

Weather is the atmospheric conditions at a specific time

500

Why do we see lightning before we hear the thunder?

Because light travels faster than sound.

500

A ______ is an instrument used to measure air pressure.

barometer

500

Large bodies of water cause extreme weather such as ________

hurricanes or storms

500

Polar climate have very little _______ and very ______ temperatures

precipitation , low

500

True or False:

Temperature changes are slow and more moderate in areas which are far away from water

True

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