Clouds
The Water Cycle
Tools of the Trade
Air Masses & Fronts
Land and Water
100

What are clouds made of?

Condensed water particles

100

What is evaporate?

Energy from the sun warms the water on the earth causing it to do this.

100

What is a weather vane?

This measures the wind direction.

100

What is a front?

The boundary between two air masses.

100

Which heats and cools faster: Land or Water?

Land

200

Name 3 types of clouds

What is cumulous, stratus and cirrus

200

What are tiny drops of water or water vapor?

Clouds are made up of this. 

200

This measures the wind direction.

What is a weather vane?

200

What is a warm front? 

A curved line with rounded bumps on a weather map.

200

During the day, the land heats up _______  the water, so a breeze will blow from the sea to the land, called a sea breeze.

faster than
300

What type of cloud is wispy and feathery

What is cirrus

300

What is fog? 

One of these is NOT a form of precipitation: Rain; Sleet; Snow; Fog; Freezing Rain; Hail

300


What is a rain gauge?


This measures the amount of precipitation.

300

What is a cold front?

This is associated with a very rapid weather change.

300

What is a cold front?

This is when a cold air mass pushes out a warm air mass, often bringing thunderstorms, or heavy rains, followed by sunshine and cool weather


400

what type of cloud appears as a blanket covering the sky?

What is Stratus

400

What is precipitation?

As more and more tiny droplets of liquid form in a cloud, they combine and get heavier causing this.

400

What is an anemometer?

This measures the speed of the wind.

400

What is a cold front?

This is when a cold air mass pushes out a warm air mass, often bringing thunderstorms, or heavy rains, followed by sunshine and cool weather.

400

Which city, Bismark, North Dakota or Seattle, Washington would have a HIGHER difference between day and night temperatures?

Bismark

500

Which clouds do you make shapes out of on a SUNNY day?

cumulous

500

What is condense?

To condense means to change from a gas to a liquid. As warm moist air rises, it begins to cool, which causes the water vapor in the air to do this.

500

What is a barometer?

This measures the force exerted by the weight of the air.

500
Compare the climate of a city near land vs. a city near water. EXPLAIN which city would have a larger temperature difference between day and night.

The city near land would have a larger temperature difference from day to night and the city near water would have less of a temperature difference from day to night.

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