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Grade 3 Atmosphere
The anemometer and weather vane are weather tools used to measure wind
  1. speed and temperature.
  2. direction and pressure.
  3. pressure and temperature.
  4. direction and speed.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which of the following statements is a prediction about the weather?
  1. It is beautiful outside.
  2. It was cloudy yesterday.
  3. It is going to rain today.
  4. I wish it would snow.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
All of the following are examples of precipitation except
  1. hail.
  2. rain.
  3. lightning.
  4. snow.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
A storm that buries cars, plants, and buildings in snow is a
  1. blizzard.
  2. hurricane.
  3. tornado.
  4. flood.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
When you see stratus clouds, it's often a sign of
  1. a nice day.
  2. light rain and drizzle.
  3. a storm.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Name the 4 seasons.
         winter         ,          spring         ,          summer         ,        fall       
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better fits the sentence?

Rain falls from                .
  1. wind
  2. clouds
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better matches the sentence?

Layer of gases that surrounds the earth.
  1. weather
  2. atmosphere
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better matches the sentence?

I use a thermometer to measure how hot or cold the atmosphere is.
  1. forecast
  2. temperature
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which of the following in NOT a type of precipitation?
  1. groundwater
  2. hail
  3. sleet
  4. snow
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Look at the picture. What can you infer from the picture of the snowy tree?
Winter - Tree
  1. It is January.
  2. A blizzard is about to happen.
  3. The weather is getting warmer.
  4. The temperature outside is cold.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Storm that has lightning and heavy rain.
  1. thunder storm
  2. blizzard
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better fits the sentence?

Rain and snow are two types of                .
  1. atmosphere
  2. precipitation
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better fits the sentence?

Energy from the                 heats the ground.
  1. sun
  2. wind
Grade 3 Atmosphere
When one side of the Earth is facing the sun and experiencing summer, what season is the other side experiencing?
  1. summer
  2. winter
  3. spring
  4. fall
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which clouds are the thin, wispy clouds?
  1. Cumulus
  2. Stratus
  3. Cirrus
  4. Cumulonimbus
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better matches the sentence?

Type of precipitation that is liquid water.
  1. rain
  2. snow
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better fits the sentence?

Blowing air is called                .
  1. rain
  2. wind
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Which word better matches the sentence?

Type of frozen precipitation.
  1. rain
  2. snow
Grade 3 Atmosphere
What cloud are dense white clouds with fluffy tops and flat bottoms?
  1. Cumulus
  2. Stratus
  3. Cirrus
  4. Cumulonimbus
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