Click on the links BELOW each question to answer the questions. You
will usually have to scroll down the entire page. You should SKIM the page
(looking for bold-faced word and picture clues) to help you find the answers.
After you write the answer down on your paper, click the BACK button to get
back to the hunt and go to the next question.
- What are the basic
ingredients of weather (there are 4) AND where does our weather originate?
- What causes temperature
changes? (You MUST include the explanation of kinetic
- What is air pressure AND
what happens when temperature goes up?
- Why is volume an important
ingredient of weather?
- Look at this diagram on
density. What effect do you think density has on weather?
- Precipitation can fall as rain,
hail, freezing rain, sleet, and snow. What is the difference between hail,
freezing rain, and sleet? Which do you think is most dangerous and why?
(HINT: you have to check out EACH link to be able to answer this
- What is the jetstream and
is it faster or slower in the winter?
- How wide is the jet stream
and how high above the earth is it usually?
- Using the information on
this page, how might you draw the weather symbols we might be experiencing
during a NorEaster when the sky is completely overcast, snow is heavy, and
winds are 30 knots.
- What conditions make a
storm a hurricane?
- How many categories of
hurricanes are there?
- How can you prepare for a
hurricane (give 3 things your family should think about)?
- How high can wind speeds
reach in a tornado?
- What precautions should you
take if there is a tornado warning?
- Carbon Monoxide poisoning
can be deadly. When is it most dangerous and what are some of the biggest
causes of carbon monoxide poisoning?
- What happens if nimbo
appears at the beginning of a cloud name or nimbus appears at the end?
- Play the cloud matching
- What is the average high
and average low temperatures Winnipeg MB