Weather and Climate

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Weather and Climate by Mind Map: Weather and Climate

1. warm front

2. The Water Cycle

2.1. Sequence the steps of the Water Cycle

2.1.1. evaporation

2.1.2. condensation

2.1.3. precipitation

2.1.4. water cycle activity on computer

2.1.5. water cycle video

2.2. Identify Cloud Types

2.2.1. Cumulus

2.2.2. Cirrus

2.2.3. Stratus

2.2.4. Cloud in a Jar Quick Lab p. 141

2.2.5. Cloud Types

2.3. Supplemental Materials

2.3.1. Outline p. 146-147

2.3.2. Water Cycle Vocab Cards

2.3.3. Water Cycle Vocab Review p. 148

2.3.4. Lesson Assessment for Water Cycle p. 89

3. Air and Weather

3.1. Define atmosphere

3.1.1. A mixture of different gases

3.1.2. Atmosphere Quick Lab p. 137

3.2. Define the 4 properties of weather

3.2.1. air pressure

3.2.2. temperature

3.2.3. humidity

3.2.4. wind speed

3.3. Supplemental Materials

3.3.1. KWL chart

3.3.2. Outline p. 140-141

3.3.3. Air and Weather Vocab cards

3.3.4. Air and Water Vocab Review p. 142

3.3.5. Assessment-Lesson test p. 88

4. Climate

4.1. Define and give examples of climate

4.1.1. polar

4.1.2. temperate

4.1.3. dry

4.1.4. tropical

4.1.4.1. Tropical rainforest

4.1.5. cool

4.2. Explain the main factors of climate

4.2.1. latitude

4.2.2. global winds

4.2.3. ocean currents

4.2.4. distance from water

4.3. Supplemental Materials

4.3.1. Vocab Cards-Climate

4.3.2. Vocab Review-p. 158

4.3.3. Assessment-Climate Lesson-p. 91

4.3.4. Outline p. 156-157

5. Tracking the Weather

5.1. Identify air masses and weather they form

5.1.1. cold front

5.1.2. stationary front

5.2. Forecast the Weather from

5.2.1. Interpret data from a weather map

5.2.2. Tom Divecchio Visit

5.2.3. Read a map-video

5.3. Supplemental Materials

5.3.1. Outline p. 150-151

5.3.2. Vocab Cards for Tracking Weather

5.3.3. Vocab Review p. 152

5.3.4. Assessment-Lesson test p. 90