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Air on the Move Barbara Matthews Jacobs Fork Middle School Newton, North Carolina
Air on the Move Amelia Darehearts Amelia Darehearts 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. Shes caught in a wind that blows toward the equator from about 30ºN and 30ºS of the equator. What is it?
Air on the Move 2. Ahhhh-relief! Shes 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. Shes in a ___________.
Air on the Move 6. Between the North Pole and 60° latitude, shes buzzing along in cold, dry, dense, horizontal air currents called _______. 7. Shes caught in the eye of a storm with warm, moist air rotating around her. Shes flying in a _____. Bad idea!
Air on the Move 8. Now shes 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.
Air on the Move 10. Watch out for that ____, a large mass of moving air. 11. Its nighttime, and the warm air over the water rises and is replaced by cooler air from the land. This moves her along with the _______.
Air on the Move 12. Shes twisting in hot air spinning upwards; shes caught in the center of a _______. 13. This time shes over the sea, in a funnel of water called a ______. 14. Oh Amelia! Now its snow whipped by heavy wind, called a ______.