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Questions #1 - #4: Use the websites below to develop your answers:

http://www.phschool.com/atschool/phsciexp/active_art/weather_fronts/

http://www.cashmancuneo.net/flash/airmasses.swf

https://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/tstorm/cold_front.html&edu=elem


5) Air Masses, Air Pressure and other weather facts:
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/tg/wamsorce/wamsorce.htm

a) List and describe each of the different types of air masses, use the numbers on the map #1 - #6 to guide you:

b) What types of air masses will we get here in Southeastern Michigan?


(use the links below to answer 5c – 5f)
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/wstorm0.htm

https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/tg/wglobale/wglobale.htm



6) Altitude effects on Air Pressure:
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/tg/wbasebal/wbasebal.htm


7) The Jet Stream:
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.risejet/giving-rise-to-the-jet-stream/




Test your knowledge with these quizzes and games:

http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=cfp&wcsuffix=4031

http://www.purposegames.com/game/weather-fronts-quiz

http://www.purposegames.com/game/air-mass-types-quiz

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/science/activities/weather/index.html

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-forecasting.htm

http://itg1.meteor.wisc.edu/wxwise/AckermanKnox/chap9/airmass_Front.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/kilimanjaro/weat-flash.html

http://www.ricecookerstudios.com/assets/interactive/int004.swf

http://profhorn.meteor.wisc.edu/wxwise/baseball/homerun.html

http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1901/es1901page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization

http://sunshine.chpc.utah.edu/labs/atmosphere/atm_measure2.html