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Written Response
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Precipitation is _______.

A. chemicals

B. dust

C. leaves

D. water

D. water

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1. Meteorologists study temperature, _____________, clouds, and precipitation.

A. wind direction

B. dinosaurs

C. meteors

D. soil

A. wind direction

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6. ________ are a way to organize data.

A. Graphs

B. Predictions

C. Meteorologists

D. Information

A. Graphs

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1. Which cloud tells meteorologists it will rain?

A. cirrus

B. cumulus

C. nimbus

D. stratus

C. nimbus

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2. Where is the Fahrenheit scale used?

A. China

B. Germany

C. Great Britain

D. the United States

D. the United States

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2. Which cloud is feathery?

A. cirrus

B. cumulus

C. nimbus

D. stratus

A. cirrus

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4. We use a ___________ to measure temperature.

A. Scale

B. Thermometer

C. Ruler

D. Protractor

B. Thermometer

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3. Why do meteorologists watch clouds?

A. They are interesting to look at.

B. They look like fun shapes in the sky.

C. Clouds give clues about the weather.

D. Clouds give clues about animal behavior.

C. Clouds give clues about the weather.

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Wind speed is measured using ____________.

A. an anemometer

B. a thermometer

C. a weather balloon

D. a weather vane

A. an anemometer

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The weather for a week says the high temperatures are from 90-95 degrees fahrenheit with low temperatures from 80-85 degress fahrenheit. It is mostly sunny with a few rainshowers.

What season is this week most likely in, and why?

Summer, because the temperatures are very high. Also, it is sunny with rain, which means it's warm outside.

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Describe the weather that is typical in the summer, fall, winter and spring.

In the summer, it is hot and the trees are green. In the fall, it starts to cool down and the leaves change colors. In winter, it is cold and can snow in some places. In spring, it starts getting warmer and rains a lot. 

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