02 23 2010 Warm Up


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02 23 2010 Warm Up

  1. 1. What concepts would you like to review before tomorrow’s test?
  2. 2. <ul><li>35 Total Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25 Multiple Choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Fill-in-Blank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Short Answer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Essay </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What concepts would you like to review before tomorrow’s test?
  4. 4. <ul><li>30 Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 Multiple Choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Short Answer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Essay </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What absorbs ultraviolet radiation in the atmosphere? </li></ul><ul><li>Ozone </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What type of energy heats up the Earth’s atmosphere? </li></ul><ul><li>Infrared radiation </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is the greenhouse effect? </li></ul><ul><li>Process by which gases hold heat in the atmosphere </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>What type of heat transfer requires two objects to be touching? </li></ul><ul><li>Conduction </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>How is heat transferred to you from a campfire? </li></ul><ul><li>Radiation </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What type of heat transfer is responsible for heating the troposphere? </li></ul><ul><li>Convection </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Why does convection happen? </li></ul><ul><li>Warm air is more dense than light air </li></ul><ul><li>Warm and cold air have the same density </li></ul><ul><li>Cold air is less dense than warm air </li></ul><ul><li>Cold air is more dense than warm air </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Wind is caused by differences in </li></ul><ul><li>Precipitation </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Air pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Turbulence </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>What tool do we use to measure wind speed? </li></ul><ul><li>Anemometer </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>How are local winds different from global winds? </li></ul><ul><li>Local winds are caused by unequal heating in a small area </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Why do land breezes form? </li></ul><ul><li>Because land cools off faster than water </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>What type of wind blows from a specific direction over long distances? </li></ul><ul><li>Global wind </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Earth’s rotation makes winds seem to curve. What is this called? </li></ul><ul><li>Coriolis effect </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>What tool is used to measure relative humidity? </li></ul><ul><li>Psychrometer </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>When do clouds form? </li></ul><ul><li>When water vapor condenses </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>What type of clouds produce thunderstorms? </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulonimbus </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>What are high feathery clouds called? </li></ul><ul><li>Cirrus </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>What type of clouds are layered and cover most of the sky? </li></ul><ul><li>Stratus </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Any form of water that falls from a cloud is called what? </li></ul><ul><li>Precipitation </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>How does energy travel through space to the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>As electromagnetic waves </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Energy from the sun that reaches the Earth is visible light, infrared radiation and _______________. </li></ul><ul><li>Ultraviolet radiation </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>What tool is used to measure how hot or cold the air is? </li></ul><ul><li>Thermometer </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>A sea breeze is a type of what kind of wind? </li></ul><ul><li>Local wind </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>What tool is used to measure air pressure? </li></ul><ul><li>Barometer </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Which heats up more quickly, land or water? </li></ul><ul><li>Land </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>What is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere? </li></ul><ul><li>Nitrogen </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>What percent of the atmosphere is oxygen? </li></ul><ul><li>21% </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>What is altitude? </li></ul><ul><li>The measurement of how high something is above sea level </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>What human activity causes the most air pollution? </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle exhaust </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>What is rain or sleet mixed with acids called? </li></ul><ul><li>Acid rain </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>Why does air have pressure? </li></ul><ul><li>Because it has mass </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>How do we measure air pressure? </li></ul><ul><li>With a barometer </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>What does the ozone layer do? </li></ul><ul><li>Protects us from ultraviolet radiation </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>Photochemical smog forms in the presence of what? </li></ul><ul><li>Sunlight </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>What happens to happens to air pressure as altitude increases? </li></ul><ul><li>It decreases </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>In what layer of the atmosphere is the ozone layer or ozonosphere found? </li></ul><ul><li>Stratosphere </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>What are the four main layers of the atmosphere in order from the ground upwards? </li></ul><ul><li>Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>What does the mesosphere do? </li></ul><ul><li>Causes meteors to burn up before striking Earth </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>Where does the aurora borealis form? </li></ul><ul><li>In the ionosphere </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>Where does weather occur? </li></ul><ul><li>The troposphere </li></ul>