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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Resources in Atmospheric Sciences
Submitted by: Xu vang on Jun 27, 2005
Date Last Modified: Jun 27, 2005
Title: Basic Weather Prediction
Description: This site offers introductory principles of weather forecasting and prediction.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity
Time Required 5 minutes per case study (summer/winter)
Topics: Meteorology
Weather map symbols
Contour/Isobars
Course: Earth Science: Meteorology
Audience: College General Ed, High School
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: Weather map symbols definitions.
Geography of United States
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to read a weather map.
Students will be able to make prediction/forecast of weather condition(s) at specified geographic location.
Text of Learning Exercise: Students will pick the basic version and go through the case studies to make
prediction/forecast of the weather condition at each location. Students will
submit their answer to the quiz question to verify whether their
prediction/forecast is correct.
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