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Weather jeopardy


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  • 1. Review ofWeather factors
  • 2. Humidity Wind Pressure Fronts 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 FINAL
  • 3. What is relative humidity?The percent of water in the aircompared to how much could be in the air at a certain temperature Row 1, Col 1
  • 4. What is high pressure to low pressure?Air moves from one type ofpressure to another type of pressure to create wind 1,2
  • 5. What is … true?True or False – There is more airpressure at low altitudes because there is more atmosphere above you. 1,3
  • 6. What is … warm air rises?What happens when air masses meet 1,4
  • 7. What is dew point?The temperature at which water condenses 2,1
  • 8. What is the Coriolis effect? The name of what causes air to move in a curvedpattern due to the rotation of the earth 2,2
  • 9. What is depth?It’s the biggest factor affecting the amount of water pressure. 2,3
  • 10. What is a cold front?Type of front that produces the most dramatic weather 2,4
  • 11. What is warm air?The temperature of air (warm or cold) that can hold more moisture 3,1
  • 12. What is … to the right?In the Northern hemisphere it is the direction (left, right, up,down) that air drifts as it moves from South to North or North to South 3,2
  • 13. What is a barometer?Instrument used to measure air pressure. 3,3
  • 14. What is a stationary front?Type of front that results in many days of cloudy, wet weather 3,4
  • 15. What is condensation?name for water forming on the outside of a glass 4,1
  • 16. What is a wind vane?An instrument used to measure wind direction. 4,2
  • 17. What is an isobar?A line that connects points ofequal pressure is called this. 4,3
  • 18. What is a cold front?This front’s symbol on a weather map is blue with triangles. 4,4
  • 19. What is a psychrometer?The instrument that measures humidity 5,1
  • 20. What is an anemometer?An instrument used to measure wind speed 5,2
  • 21. What is low pressure?The type of pressure system on aweather map that is responsible for cold, cloudy, and rainy weather 5,3
  • 22. What is an occluded front? Front when a cold air masscatches up with a warm frontof warm and cold air masses that is moving in the same direction. 5,4
  • 23. What is temperature? The weather factor that Decide how much you willinfluences almost all other wager first! weather factors Final