Weather and Climate

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It's hot today, but is that the weather or the climate? This colorful presentation isolates both concepts to allow for better understanding by covering the positioning of the planet, making comparisons of land versus water, and looking at precipitation. The presentation concludes with an examination of climate zones, elevation, and currents. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have scholars create a Venn diagram comparing weather and climate
  • Build a model of the earth's tilt and show how it orbits to change the seasons
Classroom Considerations

  • Presentation works in a traditional format or it could be sent home for class members to read through in a flipped classroom
Pros

  • Uses high contrast colors and large print
  • Contains a great deal of material and connections from one topic to the next
Cons

  • None
Common Core