Posted by: mrborden | December 9, 2012

Week 15 Weather forecasts and Temperature Inversion


Dec 14 2012
QFD: “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” ― Oscar Wilde
?FD: Which direction do winds blow in the northern hemisphere? southern?
Objective: 5b. Students know the relationship between the rotation of Earth and the circular motions of ocean currents and air in pressure centers.
1) notebook check
2) film coriolis effect



Dec 13 2012

QFD:Dont take life too seriously, you wont get out of it alive anyway
?FD: What are the two main factors that decribe air masses?
Objective:ESS 5c. Students know the origin and effects of temperature inversions
1) read/notes
2) temperature inversion clip







Dec 12 2012* It was wonderful to talk with some of your parents last night!
QFD: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” ― Mark Twain
?FD: Name 3 precipitaion symbols
Objective:ESS 5c. Students know the origin and effects of temperature inversions
1) Quiz
2) finish scripts and pics due by end of period
Quiz
1) What type of front has cold air colliding into warm air
a) warm front b) cold front c) stationery front d) occluded front
2) What type of front sits still over an area and brings rain for days
a) warm front b) cold front c) stationery front d) occluded front
3) what type of air mass is cold and dry
a) maritime tropical b) maritime polar c) continental tropical d) continental polar
4) a barometer measures?
a) humidity b) air pressure c) temperature d) dew point
5) Most of Earths weather is located in the _____?
a) troposphere b) stratosphere c) mesosphere d) thermosphere
6) Ozone is located in the ____?
a) troposphere b) stratosphere c) mesosphere d) thermosphere
7) The aurora borealis is located in the ____?
a) troposphere b) stratosphere c) mesosphere d) thermosphere
8) Meteorites are broken up by the magnetosphere and is located in the ____?
a) troposphere b) stratosphere c) mesosphere d) thermosphere
9) 98% of the mass of our atmosphere is located in the?
a) troposphere b) stratosphere c) mesosphere d) thermosphere
10) What are the two main characteristics to classify air masses
a) temperature and precipitation b) temperature and climate c) humidity and precipitation d) temperature and humidity
11) What type of air mass is warm and humid
a) maritime tropical b) maritime polar c) continental tropical d) continental polar
12) What type of air mass is cold and humid
a) maritime tropical b) maritime polar c) continental tropical d) continental polar
13) What wind belt blows across the United states
a) doldrums b) trade winds c) horse latitude d) easterlies
14) what type of wind belt is located at the equator?
a) doldrums b) trade winds c) horse latitude d) easterlies
15) What type of breeze blows onto the shore during the day?
a) land breeze b) sea breeze c) ocean breeze d) fa breeze
16) Which direction does water move in the northern hemisphere?
a) clockwise b) counter clockwise c) straight down d) left then right
17) air that moves up the side of a mountain is?
a) cold and dry b) cold and wet c) warm and dry d) warm and wet
18) More solar radiation reaches the ?
a) poles b equator c) horse latitude d) all of the above
19) winds in the southern hemisphere generally move?
a) east b) west c) northeast d) northwest
20) an anemometer measures
a) humidity b) air pressure c) temperature d) wind speed
watch the video and comment on what you learned for 25 EC
<strong>Dec 11 2012
QFD:Being someone’s FIRST LOVE is great but being Someone’s LAST LOVE is beyond perfect.
?FD: what type of front brings showers? describe it?
Objective :ESS 5c. Students know the origin and effects of temperature inversions.
1) finish weather symbols and create your own map
2) Using 4 cities w high and low temperatures, 3 fronts including am occluded front, 3 forms of precipitaion, need wind speeds and cloud covers for each of your 4 cities
Day 2 of 2 due wed when you walk in



Dec 10 2012
QFD: You can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.” ― Jodi Picoult
?FD: What type of front creates a temperature inversion bringing smog?
Objective :ESS 5c. Students know the origin and effects of temperature inversions.
1) finish weather symbols and create your own map
2) Using 4 cities w high and low temperatures, 3 fronts including am occluded front, 3 forms of precipitaion, need wind speeds and cloud covers for each of your 4 cities

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