Gr. 9; Gr. 10; Gr. 11; Gr. 12; Gr. Secondary
Activities and Labs
Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;
1. Students will learn that H is the symbol for high pressure and L is symbol for low pressure on weather maps.
2. Students will properly identify areas of high pressure and areas of low pressure on current U.S.A. surface maps.
3. Students will begin to develop an understanding of weather associated with high pressure and low pressure areas.
National Science Education Standards: All students should develop an understanding of: properties of objects and materials, properties of earth materials, and changes in earth and sky.
Department of Earth Science
STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology
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STORM Project, "Highs, Lows and Patterns in the Wind" (2007). Open Educational Resources. 29.