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Ch.16-3 Study Guide

Describe the 4 main clouds based on their formation,altitude,and weather Cumulus
Describe the differences between,condensation and evaporation
How are humidity,saturation,dew point, and condensation?
How are the 4 types of precipitation different from each other?
What are air masses and how are they characterized?
List the types of air masses and describe each based on their symbols.
Describe the densities between warm air and cool air. Why is this fact important in understanding fronts?
Describe the movements of air masses for each of the fronts?
What type of weather does each front bring?
Draw the symbols for each of the fronts.
How are cyclones and anticyclones different? (Hint:Describe movement of wind, temperature, pressure, and weather)
How are tornadoes and hurricanes different?
How do you stay safe from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and lighting?
How do weather balloons help in predicting the weather?
How is an isobar and a barometer related?
How is an isotherm and a thermometer related?
How is technology used for weather predicted?
How do you know which direction a front is moving on a weather map?
Where is tornado alley and why is it there?
Describe the temperature and precipitation in a tropical forest area. Explain why this area has these conditions.
Created by: Nautica Simms