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Weather and Climate Unit 2. Question of the day? What causes the seasons?

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1 Weather and Climate Unit 2

2 Question of the day? What causes the seasons?

3 Objective: - The student will understand that our location on the globe and the globes relation to the sun are the biggest determiners of climate.

4 Review: What is climate? The average weather conditions of a place over a long period of time

5 Review: What is weather? Refers to the condition if the atmosphere closest to the earth.

6 Create a Venn Diagram KEY POINTS Daily measurements Precipitation Temperature Wind speed Cloud conditions Related to location Affect people lives Annual average measurements Trends over time Data for predictions

7 Does yours look like mine?

8 Globe and flashlight experiment

9 Key points When the flashlight is on a region what season is that region experiencing? When the flashlight is not on a region what season is that region experiencing?

10 Other than the Earths rotation what affects climate/weather? Location is a major factor in what climate conditions you should expect to see in a region How close/far somewhere is in relation to the equator If you were standing on the equator do you think you would be hot or cold? If you move away how would you feel? (classroom tile activity)

11 Find these cities please N, E N, 96.91W N, E N, 2.35 E N, E N, E

12 Answers Cairo, Egypt Duncanville, Tx Mumbai, India Paris, France Hong Kong, China Gangnam, South Korea (Gangnam Style)

13 Now that you have the cities… What season do you think is happening there right now? What climate do you think each city experiences? Why?


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