Preview PAGE 29. What do you see in this picture? What type of landform is Florida? How do you think this storm affected the weather in Florida?. L. A. M. E. C. O. W. S. Step One: Label your foldable as shown on the right Step Two:
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Label your foldable as shown on the right
Write your name and class period on the back of your foldable.
2. Low pressure = warm, moist air
→ rises & forms clouds → storms
3. High pressure = cold, dry air
→ sinks → stable and clear weather
Nudge Your Neighbor equator?Nudge Your Neighbor
M equator?ountain Barrier
Increase in elevation = Decrease in temperature
↑ 1000 ft = ↓ 3.6°F
Each One, Share One… equator?
I learned …
Oceans are solar energy collectors
because water heats & cools more slowly
1. Coastline has a stable temperature
2. Interior of continent has extreme
temperatures (hotter & colder).
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S-33 IN YOUR BOOK!
1. Giant rivers of sea water flowing at surface of
2. Flow in circular paths:
Warm currents carry water from low → high
Cool currents return cooled water from high →
Doodle It equator?
Find a space in your foldable under Continental Location or Ocean Currents. Draw a new picture to represent what you have learned.
“Wind” = movement of air from high pressure to
low pressure (ex: poke a hole in a tire)
Trade Winds: high P (30°) → low P (0°)
Westerlies: high P (30°) → low P (60°) carry
weather across U.S. from west → east
Polar winds: → bring cold air from poles
(90° → 60°)
Occur during low pressure conditions.
Storm front = when two air masses with
different temperatures meet.
Fronts & high pressure areas along equator
2. Tornadoes – formed along fronts
3. Tropical storms (hurricanes) – formed in
One Legged Interview equator?
What does LAMECOWS mean?
What elements of LAMECOWS impact Houston’s weather?