GAME NAME:

ASTRONOMY AND

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

PLANETS

PLANETS

IDENTIFY THE PLANET

CLOUDS

CLOUDS

IDENTIFY THE CLOUD.

ENERGY

ENERGY

IDENTIFY THE TYPES OF

ENERGY

PLANETARY MOONS

PLANET

MOONS

IDENTIFY THE PLANET THAT

THE MOON ORBITS.

WEATHER INSTRUMENTS

WEATHER

INSTRU

MENTS

IDENTIFY THE INSTRUMENT

BASED ON WHAT IT MEASURES

FRONTS

FRONTS

BASED ON THE DESCRIPTION

WHAT TYPE OF FRONT IS IT?

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

HIGH LEVELS OF CARBON

DIOXIDE IN THE ATMOSPHERE

CAUSES THIS PLANET TO BE

OVER 900° ALL THE TIME

VENUS

WISPY FEATHER-LIKE

CIRRUS

ENERGY TRANSFER BY

CONTACT IN A SOLID

CONDUCTION

PHOEBES

MARS

TEMPERATURE

THERMOMETER

BLUE WITH TRIANGLES

COLD

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THIS PLANET HAS AN ORBIT

THAT PLUTO CROSSES INSIDE

OF

NEPTUNE

ANVIL SHAPED

THUNDERSTORM

CUMULONIMBUS

ENERGY TRANSFER IN A FLUID

CONVECTION

GANYMEDE

JUPITER

RELATIVE HUMIDITY

SLING PSYCHROMETER

WARM AIR RISES AS COOL AIR

MOVES INTO THE REGION

COLD

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

THIS GASEOUS PLANET HAS A

DENSITY LOW ENOUGH THAT IT

WOULD FLOAT ON WATER

SATURN

OVERCAST SKIES

STRATUS

ENERGY TRANSFER BY

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

RADIATION

LUNA

EARTH

WIND

ANEMOMETER

THUNDERSTORMS

COLD

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THE ONLY PLANET WITH NO

MEASURABLE ATMOSPHERE

MERCURY

COTTON-BALL "SHEEP"

CUMULUS

WARM AIR RISES BECAUSE OF

THIS PROPERTY

LOW DENSITY

CHARON

PLUTO

AIR PRESSURE

BAROMETER

HALF CIRCLES ON ONE SIDE

AND TRIANGLES ON THE

OTHER SIDE

STATIONARY

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

ITS HIGH GRAVITY MAY HAVE

KEPT THE ASTEROID BELT

FROM COMBINING INTO A

PLANET

JUPITER

PREFIX MEANING HIGH

ALTITUDE

ALTO

HEATING OF AIR MOLECULES

CAUSE THE PRESSURE IN A

CLOSED CONTAINER TO ____

INCREASE

IO

JUPITER

AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION

RAIN GAUGE

LONG LASTING SHOWERS

WARM

 CATEGORY:   

WEATHER  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

WIND OCCURS BECAUSE AIR MOVES FROM THIS AREA TO THIS AREA    

 Response:   

HIGH PRESSURE TO LOW PRESSURE

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 GAME NAME:

ASTRONOMY AND

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

HURRICANES

HURR

ICANES

HURRICANE FACTS

SPACE VOCABULARY

SPACE

VOCAB

ULARY

IDENTIFY THE TERMS OF

SPACE BASED ON THE CLUES.

METEOROLOGY SCRAMBLE

WTHR

SCRMBL

UNSCRAMBLE THESE

WEATHER WORDS.

WEATHER WORDS

WEAT HER

WORDS

USE THE CLUE TO DETERMINE

THE WEATHER WORDS.

OBJECTS IN SPACE

OBJECTS

IN SPACE

WHAT ARE THE OBJECT THAT

ARE DESCRIBED

LEFT OVERS

LEFT

OVERS

THINGS THAT DID NOT FIT INTO

OTHER CATEGORIES.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

MOST HURRICANES THAT

REACH THE EAST COAST OF

THE U.S. ORIGINATE IN THIS

REGION

ATLANTIC OCEAN OFF

THE COAST OF AFRICA

AN OBJECT THAT ORBITS

ANOTHER OBJECT

SATELLITE

EUMMRS

SUMMER

PRECIPITATION THAT BEGINS

AS LIQUID AND PARTIALLY

FREEZES AS IT PASSES

THROUGH THE ATMOSPHERE

SLEET

LARGE SPHERE OF GAS WITH

FUSION REACTION OCCURRING

AT THE CORE

STAR

U.S. AGENCY THAT DEALS

WITH SPACE EXPLORATION

NASA

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

A NAME IS GIVEN WHEN

SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ____

M.P.H.

35

CLOUD OF GAS AND DUST

THAT FORM INTO STARS

NEBULA

RODATON

TORNADO

AREA BETWEEN THE EQUATOR

AND LATITUDE 23°

TROPICS

NORTH STAR

POLARIS

DIAGRAM OF STARS THAT

SHOW MAGNITUDE AND

TEMPERATURE

HERTZSPRUNG-RUSSELL

(HR) DIAGRAM

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

TWO SOURCES OF ENERGY

FOR A HURRICANE

WARMTH AND WATER

SPACE DEBRIS THAT IS OFTEN

CALLED A SHOOTING STAR

METEOR

LLABDNSIWOG

GLOBAL WINDS

CLOUDS FORMED NEAR THE

GROUND

FOG

MILLIONS OF STARS HELD

TOGETHER BY GRAVITY

GALAXY

DISTANCE TO STARS

MEASURED IN

LIGHT YEARS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

REGION OF THE HURRICANE

THAT CAUSES MOST DAMAGE

STORM SURGE

UNIT OF DISTANCE EQUAL TO

THE DISTANCE FROM THE SUN

TO THE EARTH

ASTRONOMICAL UNIT

CEILOSST

SOLSTICE

GLOBAL WIND THAT MOVES

ACROSS THE U.S.

JET STREAM

REMAINS OF A LARGE STAR

THAT HAS EXTREME GRAVITY

WHICH NOTHING CAN ESCAPE

BLACK HOLE

MAIN ELEMENT IN STARS,

THEIR PRIMARY SOURCE OF

ENERGY

HYDROGEN

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

TITLE GIVEN TO A HURRICANE

IN ASIA

TYPHOON

NUCLEAR POWER SOURCE OF

A STAR

FUSION

TRRPOONIFECCA (THREE

WORDS)

TROPIC OF CANCER

EXTREME STATIC ELECTRICITY

BETWEEN THE CLOUDS AND

THE GROUND

LIGHTNING

STAR THAT HAS STOPPED

FUSION REACTIONS AND IS

COOLING

WHITE DWARF

COMPACTING OF WAVES

BECAUSE THE OBJECT

EMITTING THEM IS MOVING

TOWARD/AWAY FROM YOU

DOPPLER EFFECT

 CATEGORY:   

WEATHER  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

WIND OCCURS BECAUSE AIR MOVES FROM THIS AREA TO THIS AREA    

 Response:   

HIGH PRESSURE TO LOW PRESSURE

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