Anda di halaman 1dari 3

Name:

UNIT 2 Test
Class:

1 Read the sentences and tick () the corresponding weather.

Temperature Humidity Wind Precipitation

Water that falls to the ground from the


atmosphere.
The first international standard for measuring
it was created by Admiral Beaufort in 1806.

We use a thermometer to measure this.

It describes how much water vapour is


present in the air.

It is moving air and its speed can be


measured using an anemometer.

It can be measured in Celsius / Centigrade or


Fahrenheit degrees.

To measure this, we use a rain gauge.

A measure of how hot or cold the air is.

We use a hygrometer to measure this.

2 Complete the sentences.

liquidcirrusrainmillionssnowsleet
hailicethinbaddrizzleclouds

a. Liquid precipitation includes rain and .

b. is the name given to water droplets that measure more than 0.5 mm
across.

c. Solid precipitation includes and . They form


when the air around the cloud is cold.

d. is a mixture of rain and snow.

e. form when warm air rises and then cools down.

f. clouds are and located high in the sky. They


often mean weather is coming.

g. Clouds contain of droplets of and water.

1 Social Science Primary 4 Downloadable and printable Ediciones Bilinges, S.L.


UNIT 2

3 Look at the graphs and circle the correct answers.

a. In which month of the year is the average temperature the highest?


JuneJulyAugust
b. What was the approximate highest temperature?
26C37C47C
c. What is the scale used in the temperature graph?
KelvinFahrenheitCelsius
d. Which two months had the least precipitation?
March and April June and July September and October
e. What instrument do you think they used to take measurements for the second graph?
An anemometerA rain gaugeA hygrometer

4 What is the difference between weather and climate? Choose the correct option.
a. Weather / Climate describes all the
atmospheric conditions present in a specific
Sunny
place and time.
Partly
cloudy
b. We talk about four different factors when
we talk about weather / climate:
Cloudy

Rainy
temperature, humidity, wind and
Stormy
precipitation.
Snowy

Foggy c. Weather / Climate describes the main


Wind
weather characteristics of a place.

d. We split weather / climate into three


main categories: polar, tropical and
temperate.

e. Water, air and heat from the Sun work


together to make weather / climate.

2 Social Science Primary 4 Downloadable and printable Ediciones Bilinges, S.L.


UNIT 2

5 Colour in the boxes about the different climates using the corresponding colours:

Polar blue Temperate yellow Tropical red

have mild weather with Countries with this climate lie


Polar climates hot summers and cold between the Tropic of Cancer
winters. and the Tropic of Capricorn.

The most densely populated


Tropical climates are cold all year around. parts of the world lie in this
region.

are warm all year round Winter brings darkness and


Temperate climates
and have rainy seasons. temperatures as low as -50 C.

6 Colour in Spains different climates using the key below. Then, complete the sentences
using the words in the box.

highmildlowwintersummersnowroundrainy

a. Oceanic climates are

MAR CANTBRICO
and .

b. Mediterranean climates have


temperatures in the
CEAN

summer and mild winters and it does


ATLANTIC O

not rain much.

c. Mountain climates have very


temperatures in
winter and mild temperatures in
summer. At high altitudes,
SEA

ITER
RAN
EAN precipitation falls as .
MED

d. Mediterranean-Continental climates
have very low temperatures in
and very hot ones in
.

Oceanic climate: green e. Subtropical climates have mild


Mediterranean climate: orange temperatures all year .
Mediterranean-Continental climate: yellow
Mountain climate: blue
Subtropical climate: red

3 Social Science Primary 4 Downloadable and printable Ediciones Bilinges, S.L.