Why does it rain?

In this lesson, we will be learning about why it rains. We will also be learning about the three different types of rainfall (convectional, frontal and orographic).

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is the definition of weather?

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Q2.Which of these statements do not represent weather?

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Q3.What is the definition of climate?

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Q4.What is a meteorologist?

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Q5.The weather can affect what we wear. True or false?

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Q6.Which of these are the 6 components of weather? Choose 6.

Select six (6) boxes

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is the definition of weather?

1/6

Q2.Which of these statements do not represent weather?

2/6

Q3.What is the definition of climate?

3/6

Q4.What is a meteorologist?

4/6

Q5.The weather can affect what we wear. True or false?

5/6

Q6.Which of these are the 6 components of weather? Choose 6.

Select six (6) boxes

6/6

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Quiz:

Why does it rain?

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which statements are true? (Choose 2 statements)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.Clouds are made up of tiny water droplets. True or false?

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Q3.What does orographic mean?

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Q4.Why does warm air rise?

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Q5.What happens to cause frontal rainfall?

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Q6.Match the type of rainfall to the correct description.

convectional

frontal

orographic

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Quiz:

Why does it rain?

Well done for your work this lesson! Have a go at this quiz and see how much you've learned.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which statements are true? (Choose 2 statements)

Select two (2) boxes

1/6

Q2.Clouds are made up of tiny water droplets. True or false?

2/6

Q3.What does orographic mean?

3/6

Q4.Why does warm air rise?

4/6

Q5.What happens to cause frontal rainfall?

5/6

Q6.Match the type of rainfall to the correct description.

convectional

frontal

orographic

6/6

Lesson summary: Why does it rain?

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