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Weather Maps Lesson for Kids

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Scientists who study the atmosphere and predict the weather are called _____.

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1. A _____ is like a key that tells you how to read a map.

2. Which of the following would you not see on a precipitation map?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly test your knowledge of various weather maps by answering the questions found in this quiz and worksheet combo. You will be quizzed mainly on terms used in the lesson and what they mean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions contained in this quiz will ask you about:

  • What scientists who study and predict weather are called
  • What is like a key that tells you how to read a map
  • Things found on a precipitation map
  • The meaning of areas of higher pressure
  • What a cold front is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand important information from the lesson, such as what is used to read a map
  • Information recall - remember what a cold front is and what scientists who study the weather are called
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to explain the meaning of high pressure areas and how they affect the weather forecast

Additional Learning

As you can see, tracking and reporting the weather is a lot of work and weather maps are important for doing this. You can find out more with the lesson called Weather Maps Lesson for Kids, such as:

  • What weather maps are
  • The different types of weather maps
  • What some different kinds of weather maps look like
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