Air Lift: Definition & Processes


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Which is NOT a mechanism of air lift?

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1. Which lifting mechanism is responsible for hurricanes?

2. Which of the following is NOT a fluid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Air lift is the term used to describe the upward flow of air, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand it better. Some things you may be tested on include the mechanisms of air lift, as well as the different types of lifting such as convective or frontal lifting.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The four mechanisms of air lift
  • The type of lift that causes hurricanes
  • What constitutes a fluid
  • How frontal lifting occurs
  • How convective lifting occurs

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as frontal lifting and convective lifting
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different mechanisms that cause air lift
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding air lift and what causes it to happen

Additional Learning

To learn more about air lifting, review the corresponding lesson on how air lift works. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identifies what air lift is
  • Explains what causes air lift
  • Distinguishes between the four different mechanisms of air lift