Know all definitions related to climate
Why does snow form?How do snowstorms happen?What places get more snow? Why?
Why do we have wind? What happens to air at north pole? What happens to air at the equator?
Be able to read climographs and get information from them concerning precipitation and temperature. Also need to be able to draw conclusions about what the climate is normally like in that area. Be able to compare two climographs to discuss differences in climate.
What effect does latitude have on temperature and weather?
Be able to explain the three different air masses and what kind of weather is brought by each.Know what a front is (a large volume of air with similar temp. and moisture conditions).
Know what happens when ocean currents meet.What is the effect on weather and climate of being next to water?
What is the effect on weather and climate of elevation.
Know what a meteorological technician does and why they might be important to certain industries.
Be able to read data from a radiosonde chart.
Know the three ways that we examine weather: from land & sea, from the air, from space. Know the tools that are associated with each.