AY Honor Weather - Advanced Requirements

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Skill Level

2

Year

1949

Version

09.12.2021

Approval Authority

General Conference

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Weather - Advanced
Nature
Skill Level
123
Approval Authority
General Conference
Year of Introduction

1949

See also

Explorer


1. Have the Weather honor.

2. Explain cyclonic and anticyclonic weather conditions and know how they bring about weather changes.

3. What are cold fronts and warm fronts? How do they move and what weather con­ditions do they produce?

4. Explain the following weather conditions:

a. Chinook winds

b. Trade winds

c. Belt of calms

d. Tornadoes

e. Squall line

f. Typhoons

g. Hurricanes

h. Blizzards

i. Ice storm

5. Explain the action of a registering thermometer, registering barograph, hygrometer, and an anemometer.

6. Correctly read a daily weather map as published by the National Weather Service, explaining the symbols and telling how predictions are made.

7. What is meant by relative humidity and dew-point?

8. Draw a cross section of the atmosphere, showing its five layers and describe them.


9. Keep a daily weather chart for three weeks. Include the following:

a. Amount of precipitation (Secure this either from your own home-made device or from official records.)

b. Barometer reading

c. Cloud formation

d. High and low temperature

e. Wind speed and direction

f. Weather forecasts and comparison to what really happened


10. Discuss the effect of mankind on weather.