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Learning Exercise: Basic Weather Prediction

Title:
Basic Weather Prediction
Material:
Description:
This site offers introductory principles of weather forecasting and prediction.
Course: Earth Science: Meteorology

Info

Submitted by:
Xu vang
Date Last Modified:
June 27, 2005

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.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • High School

Topics

Meteorology
Weather map symbols
Contour/Isobars

Requirements

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.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity