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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? 

6D.  FRONTS 
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? 

6F.  FORECASTING 
How can weather information be used to make forecasts?  

Unit 6 Meteorology Links: 
Coriolis Effect video
Winds
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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