5th Grade Ch 8 Lesson 5 What Is Climate

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  • 1. Ch. 8 Lesson 5 What is climate?
  • 2.  
  • 3. weather
    • made up of all the conditions in one place @ single moment
  • 4. climate
    • average of weather conditions over long time (usually 30 yrs.)
    • does not change much daily
    • incl:
    • avg. amt. precipitation
    • avg. temp
    • how much temp. changes during yr.
  • 5. landforms affect climate
    • areas on opposite sides of mountain range can have different climates
  • 6. rain shadow
    • side of the mountain that does not have clouds or rain
  • 7.  
  • 8. oceans affect climate
    • slow rise & fall of air temp.
    • currents can make climate warmer or cooler
  • 9. Gulf Stream
    • ex. Gulf Stream & North Atlantic Drift
    • (warms wind)
  • 10.  
  • 11. factors that can cause climate change volcanic eruptions asteroid/ meteoroid impacts carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor
  • 12. Scientists debate on why climates have changed.
  • 13. Review
    • How are weather and climate different?
  • 14. Review
    • What geographical features might affect our local climate?
  • 15. Review
    • How are fossils used to study past climates?
  • 16. Review
    • What can cause a sudden climate change?
  • 17. Review
    • Would a large volcanic eruption cool or warm the climate?
  • 18. Review
    • How do the Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Drift currents affect weather in Europe?
  • 19. Review
    • What human activity might have contributed to an increase in average temperature in North America during the 20 th century? How?