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Water and Climate

In this topic we will focus on long term weather patterns and see how the changing Earth is responsible for creating unique areas of our planet. Moreover, we will focus in on the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming and relate it to climate patterns.

Water Cycle

Students will be able to explore the methods in which water enters the atmosphere and predicates to the surface. 

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Climate Variables

Students will explore the climate variables responsible for creating the different climate regions around our planet.

Rainfall Patterns

Students will be able to compare and contrast the climate patterns of the windward and leeward sides of a mountain.

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Climate Change

Students will examine the factors that are responsible for the change in climate and the effects on our planet.

El Niño

Students will gain a better understanding of El Niño and the influences it has on Earth's climate patterns.

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Topic Test Review

Students will review the concepts and key ideas from the Weather topic in preparation for their exam.

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