Week 1: Matter (SOL 5.4) & Weather (SOL 4.6)
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by Katie Lewis
| 29 Questions
DAY 1
1
1
The air pressure was measured each hour for one day. What is the best prediction for the kind of weather that happened during that day?
The weather changed from thunderstorms to hurricane.
The weather changed from snow to fair weather.
The weather changed from slightly windy to a tornado.
The weather changed from fair weather to rain.
2
1
There was a major thunderstorm last night. What is the best estimate for how much it rained last night if each main line on the rain gauage represents one inch?
1 inch
2 inches
3 inches
4 inches
3
1
Which type of cloud would likely produce hail?
cirrus
cumulonimbus
cumulus
stratus
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4
5
6
4
1
Name this type of cloud.
cirrus
cumulus
stratus
cumulosnimbus
5
1
Name this type of cloud.
cirrus
cumulus
stratus
cumulosnimbus
6
1
Name this type of cloud.
cirrus
cumulus
stratus
cumulosnimbus
7
1
An anemometer is a tool that measures
wind direction
wind speed
air pressure
air temperature
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/weather/sim/snowtest10.swf
8
1
The drawing shows puffy, white clouds. When this type of cloud appears, what kind of weather usually occurs?
fair
rainy
snow
foggy
DAY 2
9
1
The diagram above shows a weather map. Which city is most likey to expereince the cold front first?
Athens
Dayton
Marietta
Steubenville
10
1
Which type of severe event is most likely to occur during the following weather conditions?
WEATHER CONDITIONS
- cold front moving in behind warm, moist air
- heavy, constant winds
- sudden hail
- unstable atmosphere
blizzard
hurricane
tornado
drought
11
1
The reading on a barometer rises when the air ________
pressure increases
pressure decreases
speed increases
speed decreases
12
1
Which two factors are most responsible for a flash flood?
The distance from rivers and the time when it rains
The temperature of the rain and the time since it last rained
How much rain is falling and how long the rain lasts
How far the water must flow and the time of the year it is raining
DAY 3
13
1
The map above is used to predict the weather for Tuesday. Which city most likely will be clear and dry?
Alexandria
Shreveport
New Orleans
lake Charles
14
1
How do the conditions for a tornado differ from teh conditions for a hurricane?
Tornadoes never form when there is rain, while hurricanes always form with rain.
Tornadoes form under low pressure, while hurricanes form under high pressure
Tornadoes form in a stable atmosphere, while hurricanes form in an unstable atmosphere
Tornadoes form over land, while hurricanes form over bodies of water
15
1
When a molecule is separated into its component parts, it forms _________
Compounds
atoms
protons
electrons
16
1
Phyllis investigated what happened when she added some different substances to water. Which substance can combine with water to form a solution?
oil
rocks
soil
sugar
17
1
What is a MAJOR difference between a mixture and a compound?
Mixtures are made only of solids.
Compounds are made of only liquids.
Properties of the substances in the mixture keep their original properties.
The substances in a mixture keep their original properties.
DAY 4
18
1
Which property shows that an ice cube, a pencil, and a penny can all be be classified as solids?
Each object takes the shape of its container.
Each object fills the volume of its container.
Each object has a definite shape in any container.
each object flows easily from one container to another.
19
1
After a few minutes, Guillermo noticed the water had turned light brown. Particles from the tea dissolved in the water and changed its color. Which best describes what formed when the tea bag was placed in the water?
an atom
a compound
a solution
an element
20
1
When water is changed from a liquid to a gas, what occurs?
The atoms lose electrons.
A new compound is formed.
Molecules spread farther apart.
Hydrogen is separated from oxygen.
21
1
The circles in the bottles above represent the same particles of matter. Which pattern of particles represents a gas in a bottle?
A
B
C
D
22
1
Draw three boxes. In each box add dots to show each the particles in each type of matter. Solid - Liquid - Gas
DAY 5
23
1
Which statement is true about atoms?
Atoms are made of molecules.
Atoms have an electric charge.
Atoms have the same weight.
Atoms are seen by using special tools.
24
1
Which of these is an element?
KBr
O2
2KCI
FeO2
25
1
Which beaker (above) contains a solution?
Soil and Water
Rocks and Water
Sugar and Water
Oil and Water
26
1
What is a solution?
27
1
Pennies are made of zinc with a layer of copper on top. If a penny is heated, the copper and zinc can combine to form brass. Which term best describes brass?
an atom
a mixture
a molecule
an element
28
1
Draw a picture to show the compound molecules that make up water.
29
1
Label the following diagrams: mixture, element, compound, neutrons
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