Transcript Jeopardy - Effingham County Schools
Jeopardy Climate Air Masses And fronts Thunder storms Hurricanes/ tornadoes Other $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 Final Jeopardy 1 - $100 What is the relationship between weather and climate? What is climate is the long-term weather conditions of an area. 1 - $200 What affects climates for only a few years at a time? El Nino disturbances 1 - $300 Each year, Montana receives about half of its total annual precipitation during May, June and July. What is this an example of What is seasonal pattern 1 - $400 Scientists classify climates on the basis of? What is precipitation and temperature of an area? 1 - $500 Large bodies of water affect climate because? What is water heats up and cools down more slowly than land. 2 - $100 What type of weather front forms when two air masses push against each other without moving? What is a stationary front 2 - $200 Many hours of steady rain or snow are associated with what type of front? What is a cold front 2 - $300 Clear skies and gentle breezes are usually associated with … What is a high pressure system 2 - $400 What type of weather is associated with a low pressure system? What is strong winds and precipitation - Lousy 2 - $500 What is the general movement of fronts in the Northern hemisphere? What is counterclockwise. 3 - $100 What types of conditions can lead to the formation of a hurricane? (What type of pressure system and where) What is a low pressure system over the ocean near the equator. 3 - $200 How does a thunderstorm form? What is humid air rises rapidly and forms cumulonimbus clouds. 3 - $300 This causes Earth to have more hours of daylight in the summer than winter. What is Earth’s tilt? 3 - $400 Thunderstorms can form when… What is warm, humid air quickly rises. 3 - $500 Which of the following is NOT an effect of a thunderstorm? Flash flood, tornado, lightning or storm surge What is storm surge 4 - $100 What does a hurricane begin as? What is a tropical depression. 4 - $200 What does a bolt of lightning produce? What is light and sound. 4 - $300 What is a tornado. 4 - $400 When do clouds form? What is when warm air rises and condenses in cool air. 4 - $500 Precipitation forms when What is when water droplets combine and become heavy enough to fall. 5 - $100 Air moves because air pressure… What isvaries from place to place. 5 - $200 Air becomes saturated when… What is it is holding all the water it can hold. 5 - $300 What causes a sea breeze to form? What is unequal heating and cooling of the beach and sea. 5 - $400 Winds that change direction with the seasons are known as … What is monsoons 5 - $500 How does the Coriolis effect influence global winds? What is causes the winds to curve in the Northern Hemisphere and in the Southern Hemisphere. Final Jeopardy Why is the air at sea level denser than at high altitudes? What is the air molecules are pushed closer together at sea level.