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3rd grade Chapter six
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A Game of X’s and O’s
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Scoreboard
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X
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Click Here if
X Wins
Click Here if
O Wins
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A(n) _____ is a spinning column of air that
touches the ground and happens quickly.
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tornado
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Temperature, wind speed, and
clouds are parts of the _____.
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Weather
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A(n) _____ is a huge, strong storm
that forms over the warm ocean
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hurricane
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A winter storm with low temperatures, strong
winds, and lots of blowing snow is a(n) ____.
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blizzard
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The ____ is made up of gases
that surround Earth.
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atmosphere
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How does the National Weather
Service help people stay safe?
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The National Weather Service puts out
watches and warnings to tell people
when dangerous weather is coming.
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What are two weather tools that measure
water, and how are they different?
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A hygrometer measures how much water is
in the air, a rain gauge measures how
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much rain has fallen to the Earth's surface.
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What are at least three things
that make up weather?
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Possible answers: Kinds of clouds, kind and
amount
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water
in
the
air,
wind,
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temperature
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What is air pressure?
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The weight of the atmosphere
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pressing down