Weather and Climate
#1-What is wind?
#2-Climate Change Facts
#3-Why some people don't believe in climate change!
#5--video.nationalgeographic.com/video/env-freshwater-whycare-Why care about water?
#8--Can bird poop make clouds?
#9--Why does humidity make it feel hotter?
#10--How to build the universe!
#11-Whack Weather Phenomena
#12-Why do clouds stay up?
#13-Why Mars died and Earth didn't?
#14-25 Facts about the atmosphere
#18-When is winter on other planets?
#20-The Making of a Cloud
#21-Running in the Rain
#22-5 Creepy weather phenomena that shouldn't be allowed
#23-Anatomy of a Super Storm
#24-Putting Harvey in perspective
#25-There's no such thing as cold
Climate Modeling 101
Cloud ID Game
Currents/Ocean Information and Quiz
Weather Lab Predictor
This course introduces you to the basic concepts of Weather &Climate. It will explore the role of oceans in determining our weather and therefore the climate of the earth.It will also delve into the relationships between oceanic circulations. Meteorological concepts will be explored as well in relation to how various factors work to form our daily weather and long term climate and climate changes.
Concepts are taught with a variety of methods including lab work, lecture, activities, and demonstrations.
1. Explore the relationship between oceanic circulation and Earth's climate.
2. Investigate chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of the oceans.
3. Utilize raw data to predict weather and produce weather maps.
4. Discuss the water cycle and how it relates to weather.
5. Measure and evaluate the effects of pressure, temperature, humidity and atmospheric conditions on
EARTH SCIENCE CURRENT EVENTS-Throughout the course of the semester, there are always new and exciting events occurring in Science. As part of your homework, 4 current event reviews will be required to be completed.Newspaper/Magazine Review format
Write a three paragraph paper on an Earth Science-related article from a current magazine or newspaper. The article used must be a minimum of 5 paragraphs long. Each paragraph of your review should be 5- 7 sentences long. A bibliography must follow the paragraphs.
Current Event #1-Due Feb 5
Current Event #2-Due Mar 8
Current Event #3-Due April 4
Current Event #4-Due May 2