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Why is the Equator warmer than        the North Pole?                        Learning                       Objective:    ...
Homework – by Friday 15th March• Climates have changed in many places and this  has meant that plants and animals have had...
Confident Individual   What is the differencebetween weather and climate?     Get your whiteboard wallets          open……....
Confident IndividualWhich is the odd one out?          Rain          Hail          Wind          Snow
Confident Individual Which is the odd one out? Average Annual Rainfall    Sunny WeekendAverage Annual Temperature  Total M...
Creative Thinker  Write down a theory in pairs:“I think that the Equator is warmer  than the North Pole because...”
Self ManagerYour TaskUse the climate graphs to describe the temperature pattern throughout the year at…1)The North Pole2)T...
Self ManagerThe North Pole     The Equator
Team Work - PairsOne of you will have a picture. Keep this      hidden from your partner.Your task is to describe the pict...
How does this help us answer the question?    Why will the equator be warmer?
The ___________ is much warmer than the North Pole.At the Equator the sun’s rays are spread over a _____ areawhereas at th...
Draw a   diagramshowing thefactors that  influence   climate. Label it with  key pointsfrom the fill-   the-gaps   exercise.
Self ManagerYour TaskDress your cartoon man for the following climates:1)The North Pole2)The EquatorLabel your drawings.
Confident IndividualIf this is the answer, what is the question?         1) Weather         2) Climate         3) 30 years...
Reflective LearnerWhich activity helped your learning the most                today? Why?                    •Creating a t...
Why is the Equator warmer than        the North Pole?                           Learning                          Objectiv...
Which do you                             feel you                            developed                              today?...
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  1. 1. Why is the Equator warmer than the North Pole? Learning Objective: To understand the effect of latitude on climate. Year 8 Changing Climates
  2. 2. Homework – by Friday 15th March• Climates have changed in many places and this has meant that plants and animals have had to adapt to the changes. Research 2 of the following and find out how it is adapted to live in the Savanna region of the world:• Baobab tree• Camel• Acacia tree• Savanna grasses
  3. 3. Confident Individual What is the differencebetween weather and climate? Get your whiteboard wallets open…….carefully!
  4. 4. Confident IndividualWhich is the odd one out? Rain Hail Wind Snow
  5. 5. Confident Individual Which is the odd one out? Average Annual Rainfall Sunny WeekendAverage Annual Temperature Total Monthly Rainfall
  6. 6. Creative Thinker Write down a theory in pairs:“I think that the Equator is warmer than the North Pole because...”
  7. 7. Self ManagerYour TaskUse the climate graphs to describe the temperature pattern throughout the year at…1)The North Pole2)The EquatorRemember to use data in your answer.
  8. 8. Self ManagerThe North Pole The Equator
  9. 9. Team Work - PairsOne of you will have a picture. Keep this hidden from your partner.Your task is to describe the picture to your partner in 3 minutes. Your partner must draw the picture onto the whiteboard! Online timer
  10. 10. How does this help us answer the question? Why will the equator be warmer?
  11. 11. The ___________ is much warmer than the North Pole.At the Equator the sun’s rays are spread over a _____ areawhereas at the______ the sun’s rays are spread over a_____ area.This is due to the _________ of the Earth and the angle ofthe __________ in the sky.The Earth’s ____________contains dust and other particlesthat absorb heat. The sun’s rays pass through theatmosphere at a more _____ angle at the Equator than atthe poles.This means that the sun’s rays reach Earth more quickly atthe Equator and less heat energy is ______. North Pole curvature large sun Equator atmosphere small direct lost
  12. 12. Draw a diagramshowing thefactors that influence climate. Label it with key pointsfrom the fill- the-gaps exercise.
  13. 13. Self ManagerYour TaskDress your cartoon man for the following climates:1)The North Pole2)The EquatorLabel your drawings.
  14. 14. Confident IndividualIf this is the answer, what is the question? 1) Weather 2) Climate 3) 30 years 4) Equator
  15. 15. Reflective LearnerWhich activity helped your learning the most today? Why? •Creating a theory •Climate graphs •Back to back drawings •Diagrams •If this is the answer…?
  16. 16. Why is the Equator warmer than the North Pole? Learning Objective: To understand the effect of latitude on climate. Year 8 Changing Climates
  17. 17. Which do you feel you developed today?Shade in your PLTS graph
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