Vocabulary
Weather tools
Climate Zones
Dangerous weather
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What do we call a scientist who studies weather?

A Meteorologist

100
What tool measures temperature?

Thermometer 

100

What is the coldest climate zone called?

Polar Zone

100

What is one type of weather hazard?

Thunderstorm, tornado, flood, drought, hurricane, tsunami, etc.

100

What are three words I can use to describe the weather today?

200

What do we call water that falls from the sky?

Precipitation

200
What tool measures the amount of precipitation that has fallen?

Rain Gauge 

200

What climate zone is Canada and The United States in?

Temperate Zone

200

What is a hazard?

Something that causes danger

200

What is the difference between weather and climate?

Weather is the daily conditions of the atmosphere in a place, and climate is the weather patterns over a long period of time in a certain place.

300

What do we call weather patterns over a LONG period of time?

Climate

300

What tools shows me the directions the wind is blowing?

Weather Vane or Wind sock

300

What climate zone is Kenya in?

Tropical Zone

300

What type of hazardous weather is common in Wisconsin?

A tornado

300

List two states from the U.S. that you would expect to have similar weather.

answers vary. EX: Minnesota and Wisconsin

400

A storm that is similar to a hurricane is called what?

Tropical Storm

400

What are the two measurements for temperature? 

Celsius and Fahrenheit

400

What climate zone has ice caps?

Polar Zone

400

How can I stay safe from a weather hazard?

Go to higher/lower ground, leave the area....

400

List two states from the U.S. that you would expect to have different weather.

Various answers. EX: Maine and Texas

500

Where does weather happen?

Atmosphere

500

What are THREE things we can measure as part of weather?

Rain, snow, wind, temperature, etc.

500

What climate zone can have both hot and cold weather?

Temperate Zone

500

Sandbags would be helpful during what weather hazard?

Flood, hurricane, tropical storm

500

What is the scientists name from the Generation Genius videos we often watched?

Dr. Jeff

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