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Chapter 16-2  Storms
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Vocabulary
    storm-
    lightning-
    tornado-
    hurricane-
    storm surge-
 
1.  Thurderstorms-
    A.  Form within large cumulonimbus clouds or thunderheads
    B.  Thunder
        1.  sound of explosion of air expanding
        2.  lightning is seen first
2.  Tornados
    A.  Most destructive type of storms
    B.  Develop in low, heavy cumulonimbus clouds
    C.  Occur more often in U.S. than any other country
     D.  Fig. 9, pg. 514
3.  Hurricanes
    A.  Begin over warm water as a low pressure area
    B.  fig. 10, pg. 515

Summary

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Label and question wksht.



Chapter 16-4  Predicting the Weather
Right Side
Vocabulary
    meteorologist-
    El Nino-
    isobar-
    isotherm-

1.  Reading Weather Maps-
    A.  Snapshot of weather condition
    B.  Many types of maps
2.  Fig. 19, pg. 529
    A.  Isobars
        1.  Numbers on isobars are pressure readings
    B.  Isotherms
        1.  labeled with the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, degrees Celcius or both
    C.  Answer questions from pg 528 - sharpen your skills
    D.  pg. 529 - How symbols are used on a weather map - copy figure into notes.

Summary

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U.S. Weater Map wksht.