Weather affects our lives in many ways. Often, we take how much we rely on knowing and understanding the weather for granted. All living things must be able to adapt to the weather conditions in their region in order to live successfully. We will be more prepared to understand just what a powerful force it really is by understanding the various weather phenomena.This weather program highlights different forms of weather and introduces the concepts and reasons for various weather patterns. Examples and explanations are given throughout the program using real life situations relating to the cause of a specific weather pattern. The layers of the atmosphere, air currents & pressure, water cycle, clouds, storms, and climates are the concepts covered in the video.After viewing the WEATHER program students will be able to:
Use identified vocabulary appropriately when speaking and writing
Name the layers of the atmosphere
Explain the causes and effects of air currents and air pressure
Explain the process of the water cycle
Identify different types of clouds and precipitation
Discuss the features of the three climate zonesGrade Level: 2-6. 15 minutes.