This compeition will test the student's knowledge of meteorological terms,
techniques, and events.
Number of Participants / Approximate Time
Up to 2 / 45 minutes
1. Student teams will be quizzed in the form of a test on basic weather
terms, concepts, and techniques. Material may include clouds, instruments,
weather patterns, severe weather, and major weather events since 1960.
2. The test may include maps (meteorological and climotological), charts
(clouds), graphs (climatic zones), drawings (station models, sea/land
breeze, fronts), diagrams (isobars, isotherms, lightning), and photographs
in addition to basic questions.
3. Stations may be set up enabling students to make readings on a variety
of simple scientific weather instruments such as thermometers, barometers,
4. Students will have 45 minutes to complete the test. Time is not a scoring
5. Non-programmable calculators may be used but will not be provided.
The winner will be the one who achieved the highest score. Ties will be
broken with supplemental questions that will only be scored in the event
of a tie.