The Scientific Field of Meteorology


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What is meteorology?

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1. Microscale meteorology includes which type of weather phenomena?

2. Which is NOT a scale of meteorology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Meteorology is a field with a long history. These assessment tools will test your grasp of this science through questions on topics like the scales of meteorology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review the following topics when you take the quiz:

  • Definition of meteorology
  • Weather phenomenon associated with microscale meteorology
  • All the scales of meteorology
  • The scale a hurricane would fall under
  • What Evangelista Torricelli invented

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related meteorology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the scales of meteorology
  • Information recall - access your knowledge regarding the scientist Evangelista Torricelli

Additional Learning

Explore this subject even further by viewing the lesson called The Scientific Field of Meteorology. You'll be able to tackle the following objectives once you've studied the material:

  • Define what meteorology is
  • Identify key events in meteorology's history
  • Know the importance of the telegraph to meteorology in the 1800s
  • Describe the characteristics of all the scales of meteorology