Earth & Space Science
You will get to learn the difference between weather and climate and try your skill at weather and hurricane prediction. You will also learn about the gases that make up the Earths atmosphere.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
~ Weather is the Earth's daily changing atmospheric conditions. It is made up of short-term changes.
~ Climate is the average atmospheric conditions in a particular area over a period of time.
Which of the following statements might be said regarding the climate of a region?
A. It is tropical.
B. It is sunny.
C. It is 67 degrees.
~ The correct answer is A. An area that has a tropical climate is usually warm and rainy. The statements, "It is sunny," and "It is 67 degrees," refer the weather of a particular day.
|Approximate Time||2 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should have a general understanding of climate, cold, and hot.|
|Course||Earth & Space Science|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||climate, cold, hot|