How do a thermometer, barometer, & hygrometer work and on what fundamental physical properties are they based? How do the interactions of air, water, solar energy, and land cause a cumulus cloud to form on a sunny summer day and turn into a thunderstorm by early evening? How do the different types of clouds reflect the processes that formed them? How can weather station data for surface barometric pressure and temperature range be used to make weather predictions? How can you predict general wind directions at different locations on Earth? How are hurricanes & tornadoes alike & how are they different? Why do weather patterns change through history?
Unit Resources include general, global resources that might include bookmarks, books, periodicals, media and software. URLs need to be provided for each resource to identify a source from which it can be obtained. Resources might include those purchased as part of an adoption. More specific resources will be referenced within the teaching procedures.