Major Topics and Objectives
6A. EARTH’S ATMOSPHERE AND HEAT
What is responsible for Earth’s weather?
6B. MOISTURE, CLOUDS, AND PRECIPITATION
What are the relationships between moisture, clouds and precipitation?
6C. AIR PRESSURE AND WIND
How is air pressure responsible for wind?
Why are fronts the most likely place for unsettled weather?
6E. SEVERE WEATHER
Where and how are the most hazardous weather situations likely to happen?
How can weather information be used to make forecasts?
|Unit 6 Meteorology Links:
Coriolis Effect video
Students as TV Meteorologists
Inside a Mega-Storm: Hurricane Sandy video
|Laboratory Investigations Laboratory 6-1 Atmospheric Variables Laboratory 6-2 Weather Patterns Laboratory 6-3 Severe Weather
Laboratory 6-4 Weather Observations Using the InternetLaboratory 6-5 Students as TV Meteorologists
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