Nevada Science Standards
E.12.A.1 Students know that the sun is the major source of Earth’s energy, and provides the energy driving Earth’s weather and climate.E/S
E.12.A.4 Students know that convection and radiation play important roles in moving heat energy in the Earth system. E/S
Next Generation Science Standards
HS-ESS3-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
HS-ESS3-6. Use a computational representation to illustrate the relationships among Earth systems and how those relationships are being modified due to human activity.*
Read Chapter 24.5 Weather Patterns pg 765-771. Outline the reading in your Science Notebook & include major points and diagrams/tables.
You should focus on the following essential questions:
-What are some ways water condenses in the atmosphere
-How do air masses form
-What are the four types of fronts
-What types of weather are associated with cyclones and anticyclones
-How do thunderstorms and tornadoes form
Source: Prentice Hall Physical Science - Concepts in Action
Watch video and take notes in your science notebook.