Modeling Wind And Convection Question Preview (ID: 43766)

Unit 1, Lesson 1, Exploration 1.[print questions]

When air is more dense it creates _______________pressure.
a) high
b) low
c) no
d) extreme

When air molecules are cool they become_________
a) Cold
b) Sad
c) less dense
d) more dense

Heating air makes the molecules
a) More dense
b) Less dense
c) Warm

When air is less dense it creates ______________pressure
a) low
b) high
c) too much
d) no

The movement of matter due to different densities is called
a) current
b) density flow
c) wind
d) convection

The atmosphere is warmed and cooled by
a) different temptures of land and water
b) same temperature land and water
c) hot winds
d) cold winds

Cold air is __________ than surrounding air.
a) colder
b) wetter
c) lighter
d) denser

Cold air will _________________
a) Rise
b) Freeze
c) Sink
d) Rain

The atmosphere changes temperature__________than either land or water does.
a) faster
b) slower
c) unevenly
d) evenly

When cold air reaches the ground it______________.
a) rises back up
b) sinks into the ground
c) spreads out horizontally
d) flows in a circle

The differences in _____________on land causes pressure differences in the atmosphere.
a) temperature
b) wind
c) water
d) air

The sun warms both the air and Earth's surface at _______________rates
a) the same
b) different
c) weaker
d) new

Temperature affects the ____________or air particles.
a) Current
b) Density
c) Direction
d) Convection

Air moves from _____________to ____________pressure
a) warm to cold
b) wet to dry
c) high to low
d) low to high

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