How Geography Affects the Weather


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What is weather?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a feature of the geography of an area that affects the weather?

2. Which of the following is an example of how topography affects the weather?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this multiple-choice quiz and find out what you know about geography's effect on weather. Topics include a definition of weather and a geographical feature that doesn't influence weather.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following points will be covered on the worksheet/quiz:

  • Topography and how it impacts weather
  • The way weather is affected by vegetation
  • Cities' effect on weather

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of geography to explain how it affects different kinds of weather, like what topography does to weather
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define the word 'weather'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one feature of geography that has no effect on weather

Additional Learning

You'll have the opportunity to learn more with the lesson called How Geography Affects the Weather. These topics will be explored in greater detail:

  • Explanation of topography
  • The way a surface area's latitude affects weather
  • Vegetation cover and bodies of water
  • The human impact on weather, like the effects of pollution