** How Scientist Study The Earth ~ Quiz **

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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** How Scientist Study The Earth ~ Quiz **

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I am an instrument that measures wind speed and direction
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 2. 
    I am an instrument that measures temperature.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 3. 
    I am a representation of earth on a sphere surface.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 4. 
    I am a representation of earth or part of earth on a flat surface.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 5. 
    Name one other instrument that a meteorologist uses other than thermometer and anemometer.
  • 6. 
    I view clouds and orbit from North to South Pole.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      POES

    • C. 

      GOES

  • 7. 
    I am a weather satellite that orbits Earth taking photos and collecting measurements.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      POES

    • C. 

      EOS

  • 8. 
    I collect information about land, ocean surfaces, clouds, and Earth's atmosphere.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      EOS

    • C. 

      POES

  • 9. 
    I view clouds and orbit in sync (same timing) with Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      GOES

    • C. 

      EOS

  • 10. 
      Use the word Bank:     observing                     orbiting                    system                      satellite                          polar                                planet             geology                geostationary                 Earth                         Environmental POES stand for _________     _________    ____________  _________? 2 pts total 
  • 11. 
      Use the word Bank:     observing                       orbiting                    system                     satellite                         polar                               planet           geology             geostationary                 Earth                         Environmental   GOES stand for __________      _________      _________      _________ 2 pts total 
  • 12. 
      Use the word Bank:     observing                       orbiting                    system                    satellite                          polar                               planet           geology              geostationary                  Earth                         Environmental   EOS stands for _______________    _________________    _________________. 2 pts total 
  • 13. 
      Use the word Bank:     observing                       orbiting                    system                     satellite               infrared                    planet                     Traveling                       Television                                 Earth                           TIROS stands for ___________   ____________   ____________   _____________. 2 pts total