Weather Jeopardy

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Weather Jeopardy
Clouds
The Water
Cycle
Storms
Vocabulary
Hodge
Podge
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Final Jeopardy
Clouds
200
Low, gray clouds are a sign that
we can expect ________
Clouds
200
Answer: Rain or Snow
Clouds
400
High feathery clouds (also known as
Cirrus clouds) form when the air is which?
Hot or Cold
Clouds
400
Answer: Cold
Clouds
Daily Double
600
Another name for towering storm clouds
is…
Clouds
Daily Double
600
Answer: Cumulus Nimbus
Clouds
800
Fluffy, white clouds (also known as
Cumulus) give us a clue that we can
expect what type of weather?
Clouds
800
Answer: Sunny
Clouds
1,000
This type of cloud looks like a blanket in
the sky
Clouds
1,000
Answer: Stratus or Low, gray clouds
The Water Cycle
200
The water cycle begins on the Earth’s
surface with…
The Water Cycle
200
Answer: evaporation
The Water Cycle
Daily Double
400
Heat and wind help water…
The Water Cycle
Daily Double
400
Answer: Evaporate
The Water Cycle
600
When water falls from the clouds to the
ground, this is known as
The Water Cycle
600
Answer: Precipitation
The Water Cycle
800
Clouds form after water vapor does this
The Water Cycle
800
Answer: Condense
The Water Cycle
1,000
Water vapor is an invisible ________
The Water Cycle
1,000
Answer: gas
Storms
200
Daily Double
The most common type of storm is a
___________.
Storms
200
Daily Double
Answer: Thunderstorms
Storms
400
A funnel cloud of a tornado is made of
spinning ____________.
Storms
400
Answer: Winds
Storms
600
A ________________ is a storm that
forms over warm ocean water and has
strong winds and heavy rains.
Storms
600
Answer: Hurricane
Storms
800
Name one way hurricanes and tornadoes
are different
Storms
800
Possible Answers:
• Tornadoes form over land, while hurricanes form over
warm water
• Tornadoes are made up spinning winds, while
hurricanes are made up of strong winds and heavy
rains
Storms
1,000
Most storms form when _________ air
rises quickly and ____ air rushes in
Storms
1,000
Answer: Most storms form when WARM
air rises quickly and COOL air rushes in
Vocabulary
200
Daily Double
The process of using and reusing water
on earth is called the _______
Vocabulary
200
Daily Double
Answer: Water Cycle
Vocabulary
400
When many water droplets or bits of ice
form near each other, a __________
forms.
Vocabulary
400
Answer: Cloud
Vocabulary
600
Rain and snow that fall from the clouds to
the ground are two kinds of __________.
Vocabulary
600
Answer: Precipitation
Vocabulary
800
This type of storm produces lots of snow
and has strong winds.
Vocabulary
800
Answer: Blizzard
Vocabulary
1,000
A funnel cloud that has strong winds and
moves along the earth in a very narrow
path is called a ____________.
Vocabulary
1,000
Answer: Tornado
Hodge Podge
200
Where is most of the earth’s water found?
Hodge Podge
200
Answer: oceans
Hodge Podge
400
When water changes from a liquid to a
gas, this is called ___________.
Hodge Podge
400
Answer: Evaporation
Hodge Podge
600
Daily Double
You should never stand under a tree or a
telephone pole during a _____________.
Hodge Podge
600
Daily Double
Answer: Thunderstorm
Hodge Podge
800
Name the parts of the Water Cycle
Hodge Podge
800
Answer: Evaporation, Condensation,
Precipitation
Hodge Podge
1,000
Electrical charges that jump from cloud to
cloud are known as __________
Hodge Podge
1,000
Answer: Lightning
Final Jeopardy
What are two ways to keep safe during a
hurricane?
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