Wonderful Weather

Wonderful Weather

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    Weather

     

     

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    Weather Unit Study Guide

    All Weather Quizlet

     

    5.E.1.1 Compare daily and seasonal changes in weather conditions (including wind speed and direction, precipitation, and temperature), and patterns.


    5.E.1.2 Predict upcoming weather events from weather data collected through observations and measurements.


    5.E.1.3 Explain how global weather patterns such as the jet stream and water currents affect local weather in measurable terms such as temperature, wind direction and speed, and precipitation.

     

    Climate

    Climate Zones

    1. How do weather and climate differ?
    2. How are weather and climate similar?
    3. How do different latitudes and hemispheres affect seasonal weather patterns?
    4. What factors affect weather conditions? 

    weather
    climate
    seasonal weather patterns
    latitude
    equator
    ​hemisphere

     

     

    Quizlet: Climate and Weather

    Study Jams: Climate

    Crash Course: Climates

    Weather Instruments

    weather instruments

    1. What weather tools do meteorologists use to predict the weather?
    ​2. How is each tool used? What does each tool measure?
    3. Why are they useful for meteorologists AND for us?

     

    meteorology
    wind (or weather) vane
    barometer
    anemometer
    rain gauge
    hygrometer
    ​thermometer
    humidity
    ​air pressure

    Weather Wiz Kids: Weather Tools

    Quizlet: Weather Tools

    Study Jams: Weather Instruments

    Weather Instrument Quiz

    Weather Instrument Song

     

    Clouds

    types of clouds

    1. What are the different cloud types?
    2. What does each cloud type look like?
    3. Why are different clouds formed the way they are?
    4. What type of weather does each cloud bring?
    ​5. What are the different types of precipitation and how are they formed?

    clouds
    cumulus
    cirrus
    stratus
    nimbo (affix)
    ​cumulonimbus
    nimbostratus
    ​fog
    ​overcast
    precipitation
    rain
    snow
    sleet
    hail
    ​freezing rain

    Quizlet: Clouds and Precipitation

    Weather Wiz Kids: Clouds

    Study Jams: Clouds

     

    Ducksters: Clouds

    Clouds Article

    Scholastic Clouds Quiz

     

     

    wind  

     1. How does air pressure affect wind? 
    2. What type of weather comes from a low pressure system?
    3. What type of weather comes from a high pressure system?
    4. What is the difference between a land breeze and a sea breeze?
    5. How do you interpret the readings on a barometer?

    air pressure
    ​altitude
    wind
    convection cell
    high pressure
    low pressure
    humidity
    barometer
    land breeze
    sea breeze

    land and sea breeze

    Quizlet: Air Pressure and Wind

    Study Jams: Air Pressure

     

    fronts

    air mass

    humidity

    cold front 

    warm front

    stationary front

     

    Quizlet: Weather Fronts

    Study Jams: Weather Fronts

    Types of Winds

    Practice being a meteorologist