ESS First Semester Review Day 2

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p. 620 CYU’s 1, 3, 4, 6
p. 620 CYU’s 1, 3, 4, 6
1.
Identify which of the following is NOT a factor of global climate change?
a. Slight changes in Earth’s tilt
b. Movement of continents
c. Reversing of the magnetic poles
d. Increase or decrease of solar energy
3.
Identify which of the following probably would not have an effect on
the climate of a region:
a. The region is next to a mountain range
b. The region is on the equator
c. A thunderstorm just blew through the region
d. The region is next to the Atlantic Ocean
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4.
Determine whether each of the following statements describes a warm
front or a cold front:
a. A warm air mass moves above a slower cold air mass. Warm Front
b. It is characterized by high winds and thunderstorms. Cold Front
c. A cold air mass moves quickly under a slower-moving warm
air mass Cold Front
d. It is characterized by steady rain. Warm Front
Warm Front:
Cold Front:
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6. Predict whether wind speed
will be greater when isobar lines
on a weather map are closer
together or farther apart.
6. Wind speed will be greater
when isobar lines are closer
together. This indicates a greater
gradient from high to low
pressure.
Question of the Day
Question: How many missing assignments do you
have in this class and what is your grade?
Answer: … … …