﻿ Classroom Jeopardy!®
 GAME NAME: WEATHER SINGLE JEOPARDY!®

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 WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED WDS WIND DIRECTION AND WIND SPEED
 TYPES OF CLOUDS TC DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLOUDS
 AIR PRESSURE AP FACTORS DEALING WITH AIR PRESSURE.
 TEMPERATURE T FACTORS THAT EFFECT TEMPERATURE.
 WILDCARD W RANDOM QUESTIONS
 MEASURING PRECIPITATION MP MEASURING PRECIPITATION AND WIND SPEED.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS

Response 1

INSTRUMENT THAT SHOWS

WIND DIRECTION

WIND VANE

TYPE OF CLOUD THAT FORMS

CLOSE TO THE GROUND.

FOG

THERE IS MORE AIR PRESSURE

ON A PERSON STANDING ON A

LOWER LEVEL OR HIGHER

LEVEL.

LOWER LEVEL

WHAT SURFACE WOULD BE

HOTTER... CONCRETE OR

BLACKTOP?

BLACKTOP

A PLACE WHERE WARM AIR

RISES AND PUSHES DOWN ON

THE EARTH WITH LESS

PRESSURE.

LOW PRESSURE AREA

A TOOL THAT MEASURES

PRECIPITATION.

RAIN GAUGE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS

Response 2

A TOOL TO MEASURE WIND

DIRECTION THAT YOU COULD

MAKE

WIND SOCK

TYPE OF CLOUD MADE OF ICE

CRYSTALS FOUND HIGH IN THE

SKY WHERE IT IS VERY COLD.

CIRRUS CLOUDS

A TOOL THAT MEASURES AIR

PRESSURE.

BAROMETER

A TOOL FOR MEASURING AIR

TEMPERATURE.

THERMOMETER

A PLACE WHERE COOL AIR

SINKS AND PUSHES DOWN ON

THE EARTH'S SURFACE WITH

MORE PRESSURE.

HIGH PRESSURE AREA.

MEASURE OF THE AMOUNT OF

WATER VAPOR IN THE AIR.

HUMIDITY

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS

Response 3

AN ANEMOMETER MEASURES

THIS

WIND SPEED

LOW CLOUDS THAT FORM

FLAT, WIDE LAYERS THAT

COVER THE SKY.

STRATUS CLOUDS

AIR PUSHING DOWN ON

SOMETHING.

AIR PRESSURE

HOW DOES A THERMOMETER

WORK?

AS THE TEMPERATURE

INCREASES, THE LIQUID

THE LOWER YOU ARE ON THE

EARTH, THE _______ AIR

PRESSURE ON YOU.

MORE

A TOOL THAT MEASURES

HUMIDITY.

HYGROMETER

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS

Response 4

A TOOL THAT IS MADE UP OF

THREE OR FOUR CUPS

ATTACHED TO A POLE?

ANEMOMETER

TYPE OF CLOUD THAT HOLDS

AS MUCH MOISTURE AS

POSSIBLE WITHOUT RAINING.

FOG

THIS TYPE OF AIR ALWAYS

RISES.

WARM AIR

THE TIME OF THE DAY WHEN

THE SUN IS DIRECTLY ABOVE

US.

12 NOON

THE NUMBER OF STEPS IN THE

WATER CYCLE?

FOUR

WHEN IT IS HUMID OUTSIDE,

DOES IT FEEL HOTTER OR

COLDER OUTSIDE?

HOTTER

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS

Response 5

A TOOL THAT CONSISTS OF AN

ARROW AND THE FOUR

CARDINAL DIRECTIONS

ATTACHED TO A POLE.

WIND VANE

DOME SHAPED CLOUDS WITH

FLAT BOTTOMS USUALLY

SEEN DURING FAIR WEATHER.

CUMULUS CLOUDS

A BAROMETER USES THIS

LIQUID TO MEASURE AIR

PRESSURE.

MERCURY

WHAT MAKES BLACKTOP

HOTTER THAN CONCRETE?

ABSORBS MORE HEAT

WHAT CAUSES WATER TO

EVAPORATE?

HEAT CAUSES LIQUID

TO EXPAND

WHAT WOULD A RAIN GAUGE

LOOK LIKE?

OPEN TOPPED TUBE FOR

NUMBERS ON THE SIDE

 CATEGORY: WEATHER FINAL JEOPARDY!® CLUE: NAME THE STEPS OF THEWATER CYCLE. Response: PRECIPITATION,RUN-OFF, EVAPORATION,

 GAME NAME: WEATHER DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®

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 FULL SIZECATEGORY ABBREVIATEDCATEGORY Explanation
 WATER CYCLE WC STEPS OF THE WATER CYCLE
 WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE? WL FORECASTING WEATHER.
 TYPES OF PRECIPITATION TP FOUR TYPES OF PRECIPITATION
 WHAT CLOUDS ARE IN THE SKY? CS DESCRIBE THE TYPE OF DAY THAT CLOUDS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH.
 WHAT DO I MEASURE? DM TOOLS FOR MEASURING WEATHER.
 WEATHER W GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT WEATHER.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS

Response 1

WHEN WATER VAPOR FORMS

TO MAKE WATER DROPLETS IN

THE CLOUDS.

CONDENSATION

A LARGE BODY OF AIR. TWO

OR THREE CAN COVER THE

ENTIRE UNITED STATES.

AIR MASS

THE FOUR TYPES OF

PRECIPITATION.

RAIN, SNOW, SLEET,

HAIL

THESE MOST LIKELY MEAN IT

IS RAINING OUTSIDE.

STRATUS CLOUDS

A WIND VANE

WIND DIRECTION

A PERSON WHO STUDIES

WEATHER.

METEOROLOGIST

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS

Response 2

WHEN WATER FROM RIVERS,

LAKES, STREAMS AND

PUDDLES TURNS INTO WATER

VAPOR AND ENTERS THE AIR.

EVAPORATION

THE LINE WHERE TWO AIR

MASSES MEET.

FRONT

THE TYPE OF PRECIPITATION

THAT FALLS DURING WARM

WEATHER.

RAIN

THESE MEAN IT IS A NICE DAY

FOR A PICNIC.

CUMULUS CLOUDS

THERMOMETER

TEMPERATURE

A GOVERNMENT AGENCY THAT

COLLECTS INFORMATION

NATIONAL WEATHER

SERVICE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS

Response 3

WHEN WATER DROPS FALL

FROM THE CLOUDS.

PRECIPITATION

A GENTLE RAIN OR SNOW FOR

SEVERAL DAYS IS PRODUCED

BY THIS TYPE OF FRONT.

WARM FRONT

MOISTURE THAT FALLS FROM

THE CLOUDS TO THE GROUNDS

IN DIFFERENT FORMS.

PRECIPITATION

IT IS VERY COLD OUT BUT

THERE IS NO PRECIPITATION.

CIRRUS CLOUDS

BAROMETER

AIR PRESSURE

THE FOUR TYPES OF CLOUDS.

FOG, CUMULUS,

STRATUS, CIRRUS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS

Response 4

WHEN WATER DOESN'T SOAK

INTO THE GROUND AND IT RUNS

INTO RIVERS, LAKES, PUDDLES

AND STREAMS.

RUNOFF

HEAVY RAIN OR

THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE

PRODUCED BY THIS TYPE OF

FRONT.

COLD FRONT

TYPES OF PRECIPITATION

THAT FALLS DURING COLD

WEATHER.

SNOW, SLEET, HAIL

THESE ARE CAUSING IT TO

SNOW OUTSIDE.

STRATUS CLOUDS

ANEMOMETER

WIND SPEED

THE FOUR STEPS IN THE

WATER CYCLE.

CONDENSATION,

PRECIPITATION,

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS

Response 5

PRECIPITATION, RUNOFF,

EVAPORATION AND

CONDENSATION.

THE WATER CYCLE

A PREDICTION OF WHAT THE

WEATHER WILL BE LIKE.

FORECAST

TYPE OF PRECIPITATION THAT

RESEMBLE GOLF BALLS WHEN

THEY HIT THE GROUND.

HAIL

THIS MAKES IT VERY

DIFFICULT TO SEE WHILE YOU

ARE DRIVING.

FOG

A HYGROMETER

HUMIDITY

A MIX BETWEEN RAIN AND

SNOW.

SLEET

 CATEGORY: WEATHER FINAL JEOPARDY!® CLUE: NAME THE STEPS OF THEWATER CYCLE. Response: PRECIPITATION,RUN-OFF, EVAPORATION,