Weather and Climate 1. Whether it is climate or not?. Today we will look at …. What makes weather? How do we measure weather? Why do we need forecasts? Are the forecasts any good? (that’s homework). What is the weather?.
Whether it is climate or not?
What is the weather?
Weather is the condition of the air around us over a short period of time (from day to day)
8/8 (Total cover)
Who else might find a forecast useful?
Why do we need one of these?
What are the little gaps in the side for?
Why does it have legs?
Why is it painted white?
Why has it got such a large roof?
This one has a weather vane on it underneath. What does that tell you?
This is what goes on inside a barometer
Why do you think the actual funnel is inside a copper cylinder – not a the top?
Why is the bottle that stores the water underground?
How does the measuring gauge on the right work?
It used to show it all on but now they just show where the cloud is!!
Does show it all except the wind speed and direction!!
Symbols are different but once you get the idea…
So what is the weather supposed to be like in each of these places?
Go to (hopefully now!)
Click either UK or your continent
If it is the UK, click on your region
Do not go more detailed than that
If a continent, pick which part, then pick your country
I clicked on Africa
South Africa and I saw this
But I don’t want today – I want Wednesday to Sunday
The other days are tabs above the maps