A comprehensive higher-level assessment on weather: air masses and fronts. This pairs very well with other weather activities/labs posted on my TPT. This assessment is designed for the college preparatory or honors student in grades 7 – 12 or undergraduate introductory meteorology student. This assessment features 40 questions within the schemes of matching, true/false, multiple choice, map skills, professional map evaluation. As a bonus, 47 enrichment/extension questions are provided engaging the student(s) with higher level thinking prompts that encourage a more real and professional approach to studying meteorology and putting it into practice. The enrichment/extension section includes varied questioning pedagogy as well as interactive mapping tasks.
AIR MASSES: mP, cT, cP, cA, and mT
FRONTS: cold, warm, stationary, and occluded
ISOTHERMS and ISOBARS
FRONTS AND WEATHER
AIR MASSES AND WEATHER
GEOGRAPHY AND WEATHER
WEATHER MAPS (Newspapers/television)
SURFACE WEATHER MAP ANALYSIS
500 MB WEATHER MAP ANALYSIS
SNOW RATIO CALCULATIONS
Also, perfect for homeschooling!
Covers a ton of information about air masses and fronts. A guaranteed hit all around!
A great addition to your meteorology teaching library. Answer key provided.
Within the classroom, this activity was consistently very successful and acclaimed by students in grades 7th – 12th within multiple schools - public, private, and charter. Even used in undergraduate meteorology courses for non-science majors.
This work has also been shared at workshops, in-services, and conferences.
Even used by teachers in New York State as a preparation for the Earth Science Grade 9 Regents Exam.
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*Activity designed, completed, and submitted at private residence*
Geo Leo and Meteo Mike
“The Tar Heel Tandem”
“Southern Science Specialists”