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Grade 3 Atmosphere
What is precipitation?
  1. A collection of tiny water drops seen in the air.
  2. Water that falls to the ground from the atmosphere.
  3. Layers of gases and dust that surrounds Earth.
  4. The measurement of how hot or how cold something is.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
What weather tool is used to measure how hot or how cold something is?
  1. Boiling Point
  2. Air Pressure
  3. Thermometer
  4. Temperature
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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Dark gray clouds and a rumbling sound are signs that a                 is on the way.
  1. drought
  2. thunderstorm
Grade 3 Atmosphere
Earth's atmosphere has lots of gases in it. Our bodies use this one when we breathe.
  1. nitrogen
  2. carbon dioxide
  3. oxygen
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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Rain falls from                .
  1. wind
  2. clouds
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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The weather scientist saw a tornado on the radar screen. The National Weather Service issued a tornado                .
  1. watch
  2. warning
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
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I use a thermometer to measure how hot or cold the atmosphere is.
  1. forecast
  2. temperature
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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It had not rained in two months. The ground became dry and the plants started to die.
  1. drought
  2. blizzard
Grade 3 Atmosphere
All of the following are examples of precipitation except
  1. hail.
  2. rain.
  3. lightning.
  4. snow.
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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There was a chance of strong thunderstorms later. The National Weather Service issued a thunderstorm                .
  1. watch
  2. warning
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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This is the layer of gases that surrounds Earth.
  1. weather
  2. atmosphere
Grade 3 Atmosphere
The                 at Earth's surface determines the form of precipitation.
  1. water cycle
  2. condensation
  3. temperature
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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Rain and snow are two types of                .
  1. atmosphere
  2. precipitation
Grade 3 Atmosphere
An example of condensation is water forming on the outside of a glass.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Atmosphere
A rain gauge is a tool that measures the                 of rainfall.
  1. temperature
  2. amount
  3. speed
  4. time
Grade 3 Atmosphere
The air around Earth makes up the                .
  1. atmosphere
  2. weather
  3. snow
  4. rain
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
Evaporation is the process that causes dew to form.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Atmosphere
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Energy from                 heats the ground.
  1. the Sun
  2. the wind
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