Astronomy and weather review

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Astronomy and weather review

  1. 1. Are you ready for your test?ASTRONOMY AND WEATHER
  2. 2. Multiple Choice: Each correct answer isworth 1 point
  3. 3. A(n) _________ is used to measuretemperature.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  4. 4. Correct!
  5. 5. Try Again!
  6. 6. A(n) _________ is used to measurewind speed.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  7. 7. Correct!
  8. 8. Try Again!
  9. 9. A(n) _________ is used to measurewind direction.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  10. 10. Correct!
  11. 11. Try Again!
  12. 12. A(n) _________ is used to measurethe amount of precipitation.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  13. 13. Correct!
  14. 14. Try Again!
  15. 15. True or False: Each correct answer isworth 2 points
  16. 16. The distance the Earth is awayfrom the Sun causes the fourseasons.• True  False
  17. 17. Correct!
  18. 18. Try Again!
  19. 19. We see different phases of themoon when clouds cover part ofthe moon.• True  False
  20. 20. Correct!
  21. 21. Try Again!
  22. 22. Constellations appear to changetheir position in the sky becausethe Earth rotates.• True  False
  23. 23. Correct!
  24. 24. Try Again!
  25. 25. The Sun is the closest star toEarth.• True  False
  26. 26. Correct!
  27. 27. Try Again!
  28. 28. All stars are the same in sizeand brightness.• True  False
  29. 29. Correct!
  30. 30. Try Again!
  31. 31. Multiple Choice: Each correct answer isworth 3 points
  32. 32. The ________ is the center of ourSolar System.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  33. 33. Correct!
  34. 34. Try Again!
  35. 35. The tail of a comet is caused by____________.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  36. 36. Correct!
  37. 37. Try Again!
  38. 38. The __________ is between theorbits of Mars and Jupiter.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  39. 39. Correct!
  40. 40. Try Again!
  41. 41. Day and night is caused by theEarth’s ___________.• Full moon  New Moon• Revolution  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  42. 42. Correct!
  43. 43. Try Again!
  44. 44. The Earth takes approximately 365days to complete one _________.• Full moon  New Moon• Revolution  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  45. 45. Correct!
  46. 46. Try Again!
  47. 47. On Earth, we experience a________ when the moon is betweenthe Earth and the Sun.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  48. 48. Correct!
  49. 49. Try Again!
  50. 50. On Earth, we experience a_________ when the Earth isbetween the Sun and the moon.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  51. 51. Correct!
  52. 52. Try Again!
  53. 53. Open Response: Each correct answer isworth 5 points
  54. 54. Draw a model of the watercycle (use sciencevocabulary). Be prepared toexplain how the water cycleworks.
  55. 55.  Look at theConditions ? ? ? weather dataHigh Temp. 66 58 47 (F) for Bel Air,Low Temp. 45 38 26 MD for 3 (F) months in aPrecipitation 77 82 85 row. During (mm) which season Snow (in.) 0 Trace 1 are theseWind Speed 9 10 10 (mph) conditions most likely to Wind West WNW WNW occur? How Direction do you know?
  56. 56. Open Response: You will be awarded 2points for each correct response.
  57. 57. Based on the properties ofeach planet, why is Earth thebest choice for us to live on?List the reasons (properties)and be specific.

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