13In which layer of the Atmosphere do storms occur?
14What layer of the atmosphere does ozone filter out UV light from the sun? ES 2a
15Ozone?! What’s that?p. 441 Chimpanzee Bookp. 53 Small Text book
16Ozone?! What’s that? Why is it important? How does it affect me? p. 441 Chimpanzee Bookp. 53 Small Text bookHow does it affect me?What is it?Where is it?Is it dangerous?Is it helpful?Why is it important?
28How does Temperature change as you travel upwards and Why?
29What is the difference between climate and weather? ES 2a
30Weather vs. Climate Hurricane season Cloudiness Humidity Warm summers Flash floodAverage precipitationFreezing rainSnowRainy seasonTornadoHigh windsPeriodic droughtAtmosphericpressureThunderstormAverage Temperature
31Weather vs. Climatetemperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure, as in high and low pressure, sunshine, rain, cloud cover, winds, hail, snow, sleet, freezing rain, flooding, blizzards, ice storms, thunderstorms, steady rains from a cold front or warm front, excessive heat, heat waves, fog, flash floods, hurricanes, tornados, high windsExamples of WeatherExamples of ClimateWarm SummerHurricane seasonAverage precipitationArid summersPeriodic drought
32Weather vs. Climate Define Weather – Climate – Daily conditions (precipitation, temperature, pressure, etc…)The average weather conditions over 30+ years.
33Describe the difference between climate and weather, and provide an example of each.
34What are the different types of weather patterns found on earth? ES 2a
47HurricanesWatch the short video…What’s the difference between a hurricane, cyclone, typhoon?How hot does the water need to be in order for a hurricane to start?What are the two main ingredients to make a hurricane?Relative to the equator, where do they always start?What else does a hurricane need to form?What does the inside of the storm look like?How are hurricanes related to tropical storms and depressions?What is a storm surge? And why is it so dangerous?
48What weather conditions form the perfect hurricane?
53Draw a diagram that demonstrates your knowledge of how greenhouse gases affect Earth.
54How do Greenhouse gasses relate to Climate change?
55Take the Climate Change Expedition Go to the link on our class website entitled Global Climate ChangeSelect “Learn the Basics”Take the Climate Change ExpeditionFor each of your 8 stops, record “What you have Learned” and your Passport Stamp Code.AgricultureArctic Sea IceDiseaseDroughtsOcean Temperature and AciditySea LevelSnowpackTropical Storms
56Show your completed questions and Passport Stamps to Mr. Lee for credit 701244
57Greenhouse gasses & Global Climate Change List and Describe some of some causes of “local” climate change?How are greenhouses gases released into the atmosphere?What is the “primary effect” of greenhouse gases on the environment? …”secondary?” …”tertiary?” …Name some of the fossil fuels that we burn to create our energy.
58Greenhouse gasses & Global Climate Change Name the more common greenhouse gasses in order of most abundant to least abundant.List some of the ways that methane is formed?How do we know that climate change has occurred in the past? And how can we predict its effects in the future?Describe how has the concentration of carbon dioxide on Earth has changed over time?
59Sketch 2 globes and insert the Tropical, Temperate, and Polar regions to demonstrate your knowledge of “Global Climate Change”
60Exploring AQI (Air Quality Index) Check out Dublin’s Air Quality rating for today on EPA’s AirNow! websiteWhich cities have the poorest air quality? …Why?!?Study Table 2 and Table 1 in chapter 36.2 from your Sustainability textbookPrepare your petri dishes to collect “Particulates” over the weekend. (Bring them back Monday to view under the microscope) Particulate link
62Smog City 2 Play the simulation: SmogCity2.swf (in Safari) Answer the questions on your student handoutDiscussion: What interesting patterns did you learn?
63What is the difference between “primary” and “secondary” pollutants?
64Brainstorm: name as many air pollutants as you can think of.
65Brainstorm: name as many air pollutants as you can think of. Carbon monoxideMethaneParticulatesSulfur oxidesNitrogen oxidesVOC and AerosolsOzoneSulfuric acid rainNitrogen oxides
66Brainstorm: name as many air pollutants as you can think of. “Primary” pollutants“Secondary” pollutantsCarbon monoxideMethaneParticulatesSulfur oxidesNitrogen oxidesVOC and AerosolsOzoneSulfuric acid rainNitrogen oxides
67Check out the 4 short videos on Habitable Planet.org Boundary Layer in Mexico CityKiller London FogOzone: Good or Bad?Ozone… NO2… Ozone… NO2… Ozone!