Water Cycle
Air Masses
Fronts
Pressure Systems
Forecasts
100

What step in the water cycle forms clouds?

Condensation

100

What type of air mass is cold and dry?

Continental polar

100

A collision between two air masses is called what?

Front

100

TRUE or FALSE: A barometer is an instrument used to measure air pressure.

True

100

What kind of front brings light, steady rain and clouds?

Warm front

200

Water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, sleet, or hail

Precipitation
200

What type of air mass is cold and wet?

Maritime polar
200

TRUE or FALSE: Warm fronts are associated with more severe weather conditions.

False

200

What is the symbol for high pressure?

Blue capital H

200

TRUE or FALSE: Weather maps can include weather fronts and pressure systems.

True

300

_______ is water seeping into the ground or soil.

Infiltration

300

What type of air mass is warm and dry?

Continental tropical

300

What color is the symbol for a cold front?

Blue

300

What is the symbol for low pressure?

Red capital L
300

What kind of front brings severe weather and thunderstorms?

Cold front

400

________ is when liquid water turns into a gas called water vapor.

Evaporation

400

What type of air mass is warm and wet?

Maritime tropical
400

What color is the symbol for a warm front?

Red

400

What kind of weather comes with high pressure?

sunny, dry weather, clear skies

400

TRUE or FALSE: The National Weather Service is located in Virginia.

False

500

What would happen to the water cycle if there was no sun?

The water cycle would stop 

500

What is the symbol for maritime polar air masses?

mP

500

TRUE or FALSE: Cold fronts are associated with more severe weather conditions.

True

500

What kind of weather comes with low pressure?

clouds, precipitation, storms

500

What does a weather forecast tell us?

weather conditions - sunny, rainy, cloudy, snowy, stormy, etc. - weather events

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