Weather Science

We launched Unit 3 with an overview of how to make sense of the various types of weather maps used to predict weather.

To help connect the concepts of temperature, volume, and pressure, we began by watching Kevin Delaney performing on Jimmy Fallon:

The Lesson 49 PowerPointLesson 49 Worksheet, and the Weather Variables handout are available for download.  For more information about the jet stream, check out the short video below:

For weather forecast data, visit the University of Washington Atmospheric Sciences Virtual Map Room.  Lesson 49 textbook questions 1-6 were assigned as homework.