Fronts
Air Mass
Wildcard
Convection
Maps
100

What is a front?

A boundary between two air masses.

100

What is an air mass?

Large area of air with the same temperature and moisture.

100

What subatomic particle tells an element’s chemical reactivity?

Valence electron

100

What is convection?


Where warm stuff rises and cold sinks

100

This map can be used to show the ______. 


Weather

200

What weather is associated with a cold front?

Cold dry air

200

What type of weather comes with a High pressure system?

Happy!  Calm, dry, Sunny

200

What does Newton’s first law of motion state?

Inertia: Object at rest stays at rest and object in motion stays in motion until an outside force acts on it.

200

Why does warm air rise?

It is less dense

200

Which city is having rainy weather?


Los Angeles

300

Which direction is this front moving and why?

South, towards the equator because the “icicles” are pointing that way.

300

What type of weather comes with a low pressure system?

Lousy! Coudy, rainy, windy

300

How many elements are in C2HCl4O?

4

300

A seabreeze occurs during the ____(day,night) and brings ____(warm/cool) air from the ocean to the land.

Day, cool

300

Which city is going to get colder temperatures in the next few days?


New Orleans

400

What does this symbol show?


Stationary Front

400

What is happening to the air masses during a High pressure system?

Dense air sinks and dries out

400


How many neutrons does this element have?

22

400

What causes convection for the earth?

The sun

400

What type of weather is Charleston having?


Lousy! Cloudy, rainy, windy

500

Fronts are named for the air that is _______ them. (north, south, behind, front)

Behind

500

What is happening to the air masses during a LOW pressure system?

Less dense air rises and condenses into clouds.

500

How many atoms are in 2H(SO4)2

22

500

Because of convection warm ocean currents flow away from the _____and cold ocean currents flow toward the _____. *same answer for both*

Equator

500

What causes a stationary front? Which direction is the stationary front moving?


When a cold front meets a warm front.

None, it’s stationary

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