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4
Grade Science
Weather
Created By, Jennifer Sagendorf
Suffolk Public Schools
Weather Jeopardy
Water Cycle
Tools of the Trade
Air Masses
& Fronts
Clouds
Take Your
Best Shot
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Water that is heated
by the sun and
rises
What is
evaporation?
The temperature that
water freezes
What is 32 degrees
Farenheit
One of these is NOT a
form of precipitation:
Rain
Sleet
Snow
Fog
Freezing Rain
Hail
What is fog?
When tiny drops of
liquid form in a
cloud and get
heavier it causes this
What is
precipitation?
Water that falls to the
ground after a
rainstorm
What is collection or
runoff?
This measures the
wind direction
What is a
weather vane?
This measures the
amount of
precipitation over a
period of time
What is a
rain gauge?
This measures the
speed of the wind
What is an
anemometer?
This measures the
pressure of the
atmosphere
What is a
barometer?
This tool measures
the
air temperature
What is a
thermometer?
When two
air
masses meet
What is a
front?
The symbols H and L
on a map
What is High
and Low
Pressure?
A curved line with
half circles on a
weather map
What is a
warm front?
This front moves a
cold air mass out of
the way
What is a
warm front?
This is when a cold air mass
moves a warm air mass,
often bringing
thunderstorms or heavy
rains
What is a
cold front?
These are “fair
weather” clouds
What are cumulus
clouds?
This cloud type does
not touch the ground
What is fog?
These clouds
are thin, wispy, and
high in the sky
What are
cirrus clouds?
Low to the ground, flat
and gray, this cloud
type often brings
steady rain or snow
What is
a stratus cloud?
Large powerful storms
that
begin over water
What are
hurricanes?
A scientist who
studies weather
What is a
meteorologist?
Movement
of air
What is wind?
The amount of water
vapor in the air
What
is
humidity?
Two air masses that
meet and do not
move for several
days
What is
a stationary front?
Type of weather
caused by updrafts
spinning fast, taking
on the shape of a
funnel
What is a tornado?