5th Grade-Science Ch 8-9
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This instrument measures air pressure.
B. Air Gauge
A storm that forms over tropical oceans, near the equator is called _________.
A. Water Spout
D. Wind Storm
________________ is the amount of water vapor in the air.
The changing of a a gas into a liquid is called ___________.
The ____________ is the continuous movememt of water between Earth's surface and the air.
C. Water Cycle
D. Water Fall
The __________ is the air that surrounds the Earth.
_____________ is the force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it.
A. Air wieght
B. Air density
C. Air column
D. Air pressure
___________ is a compaison between how much water vapor is in the air and how much the air could hold.
B. Air pressure
C. Relative humidity
D. Relative air pressure
High altitude clouds that look feather-like are ________.
A. cumulus clouds
B. cirrus clouds
C. stratus clouds
D. nimbus clouds
Water in the form of gas is called __________ .
A. water vapor.
A _____________ looks puffy but has a flat bottom.
A. cumulus cloud
B. cirrus cloud
C. stratus cloud
D. nimbus cloud
Almost all the air we breathe is made up of __________
D. carbon dioxide
All the moisture around the Earth is in the _____________
Relative humidity is a comparison between condensation and __________
A. water vapor.
The most common kind of severe storm is a __________
D. Rain Storm
The four layers of the atmosphere are determined by sudden changes at each level in _____________.
B. air pressure
C. relative humidity
D. dew point
As altitude increases, air pressure ____________.
C. remains the same
Water evaporates faster when_________________
A. humidity is high and temperature is low.
B. humidity is high and temperature is high
C. humidity is low and temperature is low.
D. humidity is low and temperature is high.
humidity is low and temperature is high
In the water cycle, water is taken out of the atmosphere by _____________
Thumderstorms occur most frequently when the weather is hot and there is an approaching _______ ________.
A. warm front
B. cold front
C. storm front
D. stable zone
The center of a hurricane is characterized by very low __________
B. snow fall
C. air pressure
The amount of the sun's energy that reaches Earth at a given place and time is ______________
As the angle of insolation increases, the temperature _____________
B. remains the same
A violent whistling wind that moves across the ground in a narrow path is called a _______________
C. water spout
When the air cools, water vapor condenses and forms a(n) __________
C. snow storm
D. low pressure front.
Condensation occurs when ___________
A. air warms
B. air pressure increases
C. air pressure decreases
D. air cools
If you want to stay as cool as possible on a hot day, you should not wear something that is ___________
Hurricanes form over tropical oceans while tornadoes form over ____________
A. coastal waters
C. flat land
In the first stage of a thunderstorm, warm air is moved upward in a cloud by ___________
C. Changes in air pressure
D. down drafts
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