Presentation on theme: "Climate Change UNIT 3 Chapter 7: Earth’s Climate System"— Presentation transcript:
1 Climate Change UNIT 3 Chapter 7: Earth’s Climate System Chapter 8:Dynamics of Climate ChangeChapter 9:Addressing Climate Change
2 Key TermsThe atmosphere is a layer of gases that surround the Earth. Without it our days would be too hot and our nights too cold.Weather is the condition of the atmosphere in a specific place at a specific time. It describes factors such as wind, temperature and moisture.Climate refers to the condition of the atmosphere over a large area, averaged over many years.A region’s climate describes the characteristic pattern of weather conditions within a region, including temperature, wind velocity, precipitation, and other features, averaged over a long period of time.