Daily & Annual Temperature Patterns


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1. Which of the following statements BEST describes how clouds impact temperature:

2. Which statement about wind is correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will check your comprehension of temperature patterns. Quiz topics include explaining the difference between temperatures in the morning and evenings and how clouds impact temperature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will focus on these topics:

  • Characteristics of the wind
  • Reasons why the Earth doesn't get too hot or too cold
  • The process of nighttime cooling

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about temperature patterns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact clouds and wind have on temperature
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what factors contribute to daily and annual temperatures

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Daily & Annual Temperature Patterns. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Gain a better understanding on how geography can impact the temperature
  • Learn about the different types of weather found on Venus, Mars and Earth
  • Read about how longitude and latitude affect the weather