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1 Barbara Matthews Jacobs Fork Middle School Newton, North Carolina Air on the MoveBarbara MatthewsJacobs Fork Middle SchoolNewton, North Carolina
2 Air on the MoveAmelia Dareheart’s plane keeps getting caught in various forms of moving air. For each description, fill in the name of the predicament in which she finds herself. Use the labels from the word box to help you with your task.1. She’s caught in a wind that blows toward the equator from about 30ºN and 30ºS of the equator. What is it?
3 Air on the Move2. Ahhhh-relief! She’s flying in windless _________ along the equator.3. Warm air moving toward the poles between 30º and 60º latitude in the Northern Hemisphere is pushing her along at a good speed. She’s in a ___________ .
4 Air on the Move6. Between the North Pole and 60° latitude, she’s buzzing along in cold, dry, dense, horizontal air currents called _______.7. She’s caught in the eye of a storm with warm, moist air rotating around her. She’s flying in a _____. Bad idea!
5 Air on the Move8. Now she’s in a body of air that got its properties from the place it formed. It is called a ______ .9. Moving along quickly, she’ sin the ____, the narrow belt of wind near the tropopause that formed when warm tropical air met cold polar air.
6 Air on the Move10. Watch out for that ____, a large mass of moving air.11. It’s nighttime, and the warm air over the water rises and is replaced by cooler air from the land. This moves her along with the _______ .
7 Air on the Move12. She’s twisting in hot air spinning upwards; she’s caught in the center of a _______.13. This time she’s over the sea, in a funnel of water called a ______.14. Oh Amelia! Now it’s snow whipped by heavy wind, called a ______ .