Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Weather Patterns"

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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Common Core Standards
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This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 7 - The Earth
The teacher understands the dynamic nature of the Earth and recognizes that its features and structures result from natural processes.
Knowledge Indicators - The competent science teacher:
7A. understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7B. understands the transfer of energy within and among Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems
7E. analyzes and explains large scale dynamic forces, events, and processes that affect the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems."

Second PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "Weather." The lesson explains pressure systems; fronts and severe weather associated with weather systems. A separate student note guide is available for this lesson as well.

PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and two links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on student most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit X Weather" zip file folder.

Terms/concepts in this lesson include:

weather
air masses
air mass movement
high pressure systems
low pressure systems
cyclones
anti-cyclones
barometer
fronts
cold front
warm front
occluded front
stationary front
thunderstorms
cumulonimbus
lightning
thunder
tornado
updrafts
wind shear
funnel clouds
hail
Fujita scale
hurricanes
Saffir-Simpson scale
blizzard
National Weather Service (NWS)
watches
warnings
severe weather

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Total Pages
26
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Weather Patterns"
Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Weather Patterns"
Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Weather Patterns"
Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Weather Patterns"