Weather 1
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Weather & Climate
Climate 1
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100

What is the name of the tool that measures temperature?


Thermometer


100

Which of the following are aspects of a weather report?

A. humidity, low pressure system, high and low temperature, wind speed

B. ocean currents, salinity, wind speed, solar energy

C. prevailing wind, distance from a coast, latitude

D. latitude, low and high temperature, ocean currents, precipitation

A

100

What is the difference between weather and climate?

the current state of the atmosphere- weather


The average weather of a place over a long period of time(30+ years)- climate

100

what does a climograph show

temperature and precipitation

100

What is climate change/ global warming?

The gradual increase in Earth's average temperature 

200
List 3 examples of severe weather events that have occurred in CT?

flooding

blizzard

hurricane

200

What is the difference between a weather forecast and a weather report?

weather forecast- prediction of future weather

weather report- what the weather is like right now

200

where is most of the water on our earth found?

oceans
200

what is Connecticut's climate?

severe

200

What might happen if there is too much carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere?

A. The oceans may dry up, so there will be global drying.

B. The temperature on Earth may go down, so there will be global cooling.

C. The temperature on Earth may go up, so there will be global warming.

D. The temperature on Earth may stay the same.

C

300

Convert 62 degrees F to C

62-32 / 1.8= 16.6=17

300

approximately what percent of Earth is covered by water?

71%

300

 ___________ is the study of the atmosphere, weather, and how to forecast.

meteorology

300

what patterns did you notice regarding latitude and ocean temperatures?

the further away from the equator the colder it gets. the closer to the equator the warmer it gets.

300

What are 3 consequences of climate change?

more extreme weather patterns

rising sea levels and flooding

polar ice caps melting 

droughts that can affect food sources 

disappearance of habitats 

extinction of species

400

Convert 18 degrees C to F

18 X 1.8 +32= 64.4=64

400

What is the formula for converting degrees Celsius into degrees Fahrenheit



F= C X 1.8 + 32


400

 Which one of the following does NOT describe the weather?

a. the force of wind through the trees

b. whether it is raining or not

c. the amount of water pollution in a lake

d. how many clouds there are in the sky

c

400

List the 6 climate types

tropical, dry, severe, polar, highland, mild

400

What is the climate graph called

AND

which climate describes lots of precipitation and hot temperatures year round.


climograph

tropical

500

Give the mean, median and mode for the list of temperatures below:

62, 66, 62, 64, 66, 63

mean- 62+66+62+64+66+63=383/6= 63.8=64

median- 62,62,63,64,66,66= 63+64=127/2=63.5

mode- 62 and 66

500

What is the formula for converting degrees Fahrenheit into degrees Celsius? 



f-32/1.8

500

Draw a land breeze 

500

draw a sea breeze

500

which oceans have hurricanes and why?

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