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Air Masses & Fronts

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Transcript of Air Masses & Fronts

Air Masses
Fun Facts
1. The term 'air mass' was created 70 years ago by Norwegian meteorologists from Bergen, Norway.

2. There can be small variations of an air mass.

3. Air masses can cover hundreds of thousands of square miles.
Fun Facts
1. There are two types of fronts. Stationary Fronts and Cold Fronts.

2. When a Cold Front passes through, temperatures can drop down to 15 degrees or less!

3. On a weather forecast map, a Cold Front is represented by a solid line with blue triangles along the front pointing towards the the warmer air and direction of movement.
Air Masses & Fronts
Weather is affected by the air mass that is passing through your area. Air masses can cover thousands of square miles of land and water. As air masses move, they cause changes in the weather.
fast winds,
The meeting of air masses can cause thunderstorms that include:
heavy cloud cover,
heavy rain,
lightning, or thunder.
Fronts are the boundaries between two air masses.
Fronts
By:
Jason Liu,
Charlie Miller, Emily Albornoz,
Grace Dennis:
TABLE #1
Vocabulary
air masses- A large region of air that
has a similar temperature and humidity.
THE END
Thanks for watching!
After a thunderstorm, sometimes a rainbow would appear.
Or sometimes even a double rainbow!
Bibliography & Reference
fronts- The place where two air masses meet.
Information
California Grade 5 Science Textbook Macmillan/Mcgraw-Hill
(about air masses and fronts)
Predicting Weather
Weather maps tell what the weather is like at a specific place during a specific time.

Weather maps look similar to this:
A meteorologist is someone who studies Earth's atmosphere or weather.
Meteorologists use instruments to forecast weather:
SATELITES IN SPACE
TO TAKE PICTURES
WEATHER BALLOONS
MEASURE TEMPERATURE, AIR
PRESSURE, AND HUMIDITY
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DOPPLER
RADAR
DETECTS SPEED AND DIRECTION OF CLOUDS AND RAIN
Vocabulary
California Grade 5 Science Textbook Macmillan/Mcgraw-Hill
(air masses & fronts)
Fun Facts
(air masses & fronts)
Pictures
Internet/Web
All photos:
Pictures/Icons:
Prezi.com: Symbols and shapes
Videos
YouTube
Both Videos:
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