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100

The current condition of the atmosphere in a place.

What is weather?

100

A weather instrument that measures wind speed

What is an anemometer?

100

White, puffy clouds that look like piles of cotton; they are known as fair-weather clouds

What are cumulus clouds?

100

Colbin wants to measure the wind that was blowing from the Northeast.  Which weather instrument would he use?

A. Barometer

B. Wind Vane 

C. Wind Gauge 

D. Thermometer 

What is a wind vane?

100

Rain that occurs on a certain day of the week is describing _________________________.

A. Climate

B. Seasons

C. Temperature

D. Weather

What is weather?

200

All weather is caused by _______________________.

What is the Sun heating the Earth?

200

A weather instruments that measures the direction of the wind (North, South, East, and West)

What is a wind vane?

200

Thin, feathery clouds that appear high in the sky; they are a sign that the weather will change in the next 24 hours

What are cirrus clouds?

200

Gregory wants to measure the amount of precipitation that had fallen in Long Beach yesterday.  Which weather instrument would he use?

A. Rain Gauge

B. Barometer

C. Anemometer

D. Thermometer

What is a rain gauge?

200

Gavin sees puffy, white clouds in the sky and he thinks they look like a dog. What kind of cloud is he most likely looking at?

A. Cumulonimbus

B. Cumulus

C. Stratus

D. Cirrus

What are cumulus clouds?

300

Weather includes

A. Temperature

B. Precipitation

C. Wind

D. All of the Above

What is all of the above?

300

A weather instrument that measures temperature (can be measured in Fahrenheit and Celsius)

What is a thermometer?

300

Tall, dark clouds that mean thunderstorms with heavy rain and strong winds

What are cumulonimbus clouds?

300

Alyssa wants to measure the speed of the wind.  Which weather instrument would she use?

A. Thermometer

B. Rain Gauge

C. Barometer

D. Anemometer

What is an anemometer?

300

Omari looks out the classroom window and notices tall, dark clouds. It has been raining outside for two days straight. What kinds of clouds are most likely in the sky?

A. Stratus

B. Cirrus

C. Cumulus

D. Cumulonimbus

What are cumulonimbus clouds?

400

A scientist that uses weather instruments to understand, explain, and forecast the weather

What is a meteorologist?

400

A weather instrument that measures air pressure

What is a barometer?

400

Flat, gray, layered clouds cover the sky like a blanket.  They are the lowest to the ground and often form fog or mist

What are stratus clouds?

400

Olivia wants to measure air pressure.  Which weather instrument would she use?

A. Barometer

B. Rain Gauge

C. Anemometer

D. Thermometer

What is a barometer?

400

 Chyna and her best friend are in the car looking at the layered clouds. Chyna says the clouds are stratus clouds. Which statement best explains what will happen?

A. It will rain.

B. It will form into a tornado.

C. It will be cloudy.

D. It will snow.

What is it will rain?

500

True or False:

Weather happens on a specific day.

What is true?

500

A weather instrument that measures the amount of precipitation that has fallen

What is a rain gauge?

500

Cumulus, Cumulonimbus, Stratus, and Cirrus

What are the four types of clouds?

500

Anthony wants to measure the temperature in the air in Gulfport for October 3, 2018.  Which weather instrument would he use?

A. Rain Gauge

B. Anemometer

C. Thermometer

D. Wind Vane

What is a thermometer?

500

Compare and contrast an anemometer and a wind vane.

What is an anemometer and wind vane both measure wind, but an anemometer measures the speed while a wind vane measures the direction?