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What layer of the atmosphere does ozone filter out UV light from the sun? ES 2a
Ozone?! What’s that? p. 441 Chimpanzee Book p. 53 Small Text book
Ozone?! What’s that? p. 441 Chimpanzee Book p. 53 Small Text book How does it affect me? What is it? Where is it? Is it dangerous? Is it helpful? Why is it important?
How does Pressure affect Temperature? Before After
How would YOU measure How Temperature changes with Altitude? Balloon Thermometer Altimeter
Weather vs. Climate Hurricane season Cloudiness Humidity Warm summers Hurricane Flash flood Average precipitation Freezing rain Snow Rainy season Tornado High winds Periodic drought Atmospheric pressure Thunderstorm Average Temperature
Weather vs. Climate temperature, 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 winds Examples of Weather Examples of Climate Warm Summer Hurricane season Average precipitation Arid summers Periodic drought
Weather vs. Climate Define • Weather – • Climate – Daily conditions (precipitation, temperature, pressure, etc…) The average weather conditions over 30+ years.
Describe the difference between climate and weather, and provide an example of each.
Wind Patterns • What is Wind? • What causes wind?
If you were standing just North of the equator, what direction would the winds be blowing? ES 2a
Hurricanes Watch the short video… www.metoffice.gov.uk • 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?