Author

STORM Project

Grade Level

Gr. 9; Gr. 10; Gr. 11; Gr. 12; Gr. Secondary

Document Type

Activities and Labs

Keywords

Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;

Abstract

Objectives:
1. Students will be able to define and draw isobars to analyze air pressure variations.
2. Students will be able to identify highs and lows on the analyzed maps.

National Science Standards: As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop an understanding of: structure of earth system, science and technology, risks and benefits, and science and technology in society.

Department

Department of Earth Science

Department

STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology

Comments

Level 2 Weather Activities:

  • Activity 1: Reading Universal Time
  • Activity 2: Drawing Isotherms
  • Activity 3: Structure of the Atmosphere
  • Activity 4: Winds Around Highs and Lows
  • Activity 5: Fronts
  • Activity 6: Mid-Latitude Cyclones
  • Activity 7: Precipitation Patterns
  • Activity 8: Drawing Isobars
  • Activity 9: Air Pressure and Weather
  • Activity 10: Decoding METAR Data
  • Activity 11: Reading and Using Meteograms
  • Activity 12: Upper Air Plots

Original Date

2007

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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