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I HAVE....nimbostratus

WHO HAS....What are all the conditions surrounding the earth?
I HAVE.... weather

WHO HAS...The amount of heat in the atmosphere?
I HAVE..... air temperature

WHO HAS....What is the movement of air over the earth's surface?
I HAVE.... wind speed

WHO HAS....What is the force of air pressing down on the earth called?
I HAVE.... air pressure

WHO HAS....What is the amount of water vapor in the air called?
I HAVE.... humidity

WHO HAS...The six ways weather can be described?
I HAVE.....air temperature, wind speed, air pressure, humidity, types of clouds, type and amount of precipitation.

WHO HAS....What factors contribute to changing weather patterns?
I HAVE....air, sun, land,and water moving through the water cycle.

WHO HAS....What heats the land or water which in turn heats the air?
I HAVE.....the sun's rays

WHO HAS....What causes differences on temperature and air pressure?
I HAVE..... the sun's rays heating the land, water and air

WHO HAS....What results in air masses with different densities or thickness?
I HAVE.....the unequal heating of air

WHO HAS....What is formed where different air masses meet?
I HAVE.... fronts (warm or cold)

WHO HAS....What causes storms?
I HAVE.... differences in air masses

WHO HAS....What creates various kinds of storms?
I HAVE....extreme atmosphere conditions

WHO HAS....What are the various kinds of storm names?
I HAVE.... THUNDERSTORMS, HURRICANES, TORNADOES

WHO HAS..... What is the name of scientists who study weather?
I HAVE.... meteorologists

WHO HAS....What tools do meteorologists use to predict weather and measure current conditions?
I HAVE.... barometers, hygrometers, anemometers, rain gauge, wind socks, or wind vanes, and thermometer

WHO HAS.... What does a barometer measure?
I HAVE.... air pressure.

WHO HAS....What does a hygrometer measure?
I HAVE.... humidity

WHO HAS....What does an anemometer measure?
I HAVE.... wind speed

WHO HAS....What does a rain gauge measure?
I HAVE.... precipitation

WHO HAS....What does a wind sock or wind vane measure
I HAVE......wind direction

WHO HAS.....What does a thermometer measure?
I HAVE..... the temperature

WHO HAS.....What indicates weather conditions?
I HAVE.... clouds

WHO HAS....The five types of clouds?
I HAVE.... cirrus, cumulous, cumulonimbus, stratus, nimbostratus

WHO HAS....The name given to thin, whispy white clouds, made up of ice and located high in the shy?
I HAVE.... cirrus

WHO HAS....The term used to describe white, fluffy, and round clouds, usually seen on nice days?
I HAVE...cumulous

WHO HAS.... Clouds that are often called thunderheads, are vertical clouds, and usually produce lightening and storms?
I HAVE.... cumulonimbus

WHO HAS....Low hanging clouds that are in layers, look like grey blankets, can become fog if they get low enough in the air?
I HAVE..... stratus

WHO HAS.....Dark clouds normally seen when rain or snow is happening all day long?
end of 4th grade weather unit