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Mr. Wells Jeopardy. THE RULES: Give each answer in the form of a question Instructor/Host’s decisions are FINAL. And now…here is the host of Jeopardy…. Mr. Wells. Let’s Get Ready to play…. Today’s Categories are:. Weather Instruments. Forces of Air. Weather Forecasting.

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Mr. Wells

Jeopardy


  • THE RULES:

  • Give each answer in the form

  • of a question

  • Instructor/Host’s decisions are

  • FINAL


And now…here is the host of Jeopardy…

Mr. Wells


Let’s Get Ready to play…

Today’s Categories are:


Weather

Instruments


Forces of

Air


Weather

Forecasting


Extreme

Weather


Miscellaneous


Weather

Instruments

Forces of

Air

Weather

Forecasting

Extreme

Weather

Miscellaneous

$100

$100

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$100

FJ

$200

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$300

$300

$300

$300

$300

$400

$400

$400

$400

$400

DD

$500

$500

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$500


$100An aneroid barometer measures air pressure, what does the word aneroid mean?

Answer…


$100Without liquid

100


$200This is sent into the atmosphere daily to record weather data?

Answer…


$200Weather balloon

200


$300This instrument is used to measure wind speed?

Answer…


$300Anemometer

300


$400What does a psychrometer measure?

Answer…


$400Relative humidity

400


$500This invention first allowed people to share weather information over long distances?

Answer…


$500Telegraph

500


$100The force of air pressing upon Earth’s surface is known as _______________.

Answer…


$100Air Pressure

100


$200True or FalseAn air mass has a wide variety of conditions throughout.Explain.

Answer…


$200FalseSimilar conditions throughout

200


$300What happens to air particles as they become heated?

Answer…


$300They move faster and farther apart.

300


$400Why does warm air rise above cool air?

Answer…


$400Because it is less dense than cold air.

400


$500The movement of air from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure.

Answer…


$500Wind

500


$100Microscale weather forecasts are forecasts for _________ areas.

Answer…


$100Small

100


$200Where does a front form?

Answer…


$200Between air masses

200


$300Doppler radar bounces radio waves off of __________?

Answer…


$300Precipitation

300


$400Weather in the United States generally moves which direction?

Answer…


$400From west to east

400


$500Why does it feel hotter on a humid day?

Answer…


$500Your sweat can’t evaporate as easily because the air already has a lot of water vapor in it.

500


$100What causes thunder?

Answer…


$100Lightning heating the air causing it to expand and break the sound barrier.

100


$200A massive storm that forms over a warm ocean.

Answer…


$200Hurricane

200


$300Rain that refreezes after it hits the ground is called what?

Answer…


$300Freezing rain

300


$400Which is more dangerous, a tornado watch or a tornado warning and why.

Answer…


$400Tornado warning because there is a tornado spotted.

400


$500What two weather conditions make forest fires more likely to happen when there is lightning?

Answer…


$500Heat and Drought.

500


$100True or FalseWeather proverbs such as“Seagull, seagull, sit on the sandRain is likely when you are at hand”are always accurate.

Answer…


$100False

100


$200How fast does a geostationary satellite move compared to the earth

Answer…


$200The same speed because it stays in the same spot over Earth

200


$300What does most precipitation begin as in the United States

Answer…


$300Snow or ice crystals

300


$400The amount of water vapor the air can hold depends largely on the air _________________.

Answer…


$400Temperature

400


$500When air reaches the dew point what does the water vapor in the air do?

Answer…


$500Condenses, turns from a gas to a liquid

500


Daily Double

How much do you want

to wager?

Daily Double


FINALJEOPARDY


CATEGORY:

Clouds

How much do you want

to wager?

Proceed…


How do cumulonimbus clouds form?

Proceed…


A cold air mass pushes under a warm air mass and forces it up. The water vapor in the warm air condenses quickly and forms cumulonimbus clouds.

Proceed…


Thanks for PLAYING!


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Created by:

Chad Kafka, Business Teacher Huntley High School

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Jeopardy sound effects used solely for the purpose of fun, entertainment, and education and NOT for profit.


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