Methods & Principles of Weather Forecasting


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What is a weather forecast?

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1. Which of the following do NOT form part of a weather forecast?

2. What is the first step in predicting the weather?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several key methods and principles involved in the prediction of weather. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of that process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Important factors used in weather predictions
  • Influence of mountains on weather
  • Effects of cold and warm air

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding methods of weather forecasting
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of weather to answer questions about how weather is predicted
  • Making connections - apply concepts about how the movement of air influences weather forecasting

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Methods & Principles of Weather Forecasting to enhance your knowledge of this subject. The following objectives are covered in the material:

  • Defines weather prediction
  • Discusses key factors that determine weather
  • Explains how weather forecasts come together