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Homeworks 4 Weather and climate

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Homeworks 4 Weather and climate

  1. 1. Departamento de Geografía e Historia UNIT 4. THE WEATHER. KEYS FOR THE EXAM (you have to know…): - Define: • Atmosphere. • Ozono layer. • Greenhouse [Efecto invernadero]. • Condensation. • Atmospheric pressure. • Isobars. • Atmospheric front. • Wind. • Monsoon. • Climograma. • Taiga. José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página1 • Forest. • Savannah. • Meditarranean forest. • Desert. • Ocean forest. • Meadow-stepe [Pradera o estepa]. • Tundra. • Conifers. • Deciduous. • Acid rain. • Sustainable development. - Difference between weather and climate. - Difference between anticyclone and depression. - Explain the factors that influence the temperture and rainfalls. - Explain the process and the causes of pollution (greenhouse, acid rain…). - Identify anticyclones, depressions and atmospheric front on an isobars map. - Deduce whether it will rain or sun in a map of isobars. - Deduce whether or not it will be strong wind on a map of isobars. - Deduce the direction of the wind on map of isobars. - Deduce if temperatures go up or down on a map of isobars. - Deduce what climate belongs a climograma and explains it. - Deduce what Hemisphere belongs a climograma. - Deduce what landscape (taiga, forest ...) belongs a photo. - Value the importance and usefulness of the atmosphere (What is the atmosphere?) - Value and worry about the effects of pollution.
  2. 2. Departamento de Geografía e Historia ACTIVITIES: THE ATMOSPHERE 1. Define: a) What is the atmosphere? b) What is the ozone layer? c) What is the greenhouse effect [Efecto invernadero]? d) What is the temperature? 2. Answer the following questions about the picture. a) How long is the atmosphere? b) In how many layers is the atmosphere divided? Define each. c) Why do some people get dizzy when they are at high altitudes? (that you have to investigate). d) Which layer is the most important to living things? Why? José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página2 3. Explain the difference between weather and climate:
  3. 3. Departamento de Geografía e Historia ACTIVITIES: TEMPERATURES. 1. Define temperature. 2. Answer the following questions about the temperature map (information on page the book) a) Where are the highest temperatures recorded? Why? b) Where are the lowest temperatures recorded? Why? c) What is an isotherm line? José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página3
  4. 4. Departamento de Geografía e Historia José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página4 ACTIVITIES: RAINFALLS 1. Explain the differences between… a) Snow and hailstones: b) Condensation and evaporation: 2. Answer the following questions about the rains map. a) Where are there more than 1000 mm. Of rains? Why? b) Where are there less thab 250 mm. Of rains? Why? c) What is an Isoyets line? For more information: www.inm.es www.meteored.com
  5. 5. Departamento de Geografía e Historia ACTIVITIES: ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE AND WIND. 1. Define: a) Atmospheric Pressure: b) Isobars Lines: c) Wind: 2. Explain the difference between cyclone and storm. 3. Answer the questions on the map: (information on the book) a) In what direction is the wind in winter? Why? b) When is the Showers Season? c) What is a monsoon? José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página5
  6. 6. Departamento de Geografía e Historia José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página6 ACTIVITIES: WEATHER MAP. 1. Look at the weather map and answer the questions: a) What weather elements (Depressions, anticyclones, fronts...) appear and where? b) Is it a sunny or cloudy day in Spain? Why? c) Where will the wind blow to? Will it be windy? d) Are the temperatures going to rise or fall? 2. Weather map. a) What weather elements appear and where? b) Is it a sunny or cloudy day in Spain? Why? c) Where will the wind blow to? Will it be windy? d) Are the temperatures going to rise or fall?
  7. 7. Departamento de Geografía e Historia ACTIVITIES: HOT CLIMATES. 1. Complete in your notebook the following table: José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página7 World Climates Kind of climate Where is it? Features Kinds Hot Climates Warm Climates Cold climates Hot Climates Kind of climate Where is it? Temperatures Rains Landscapes Equatorial Climate Tropical Climate Desert climate 2. Look at the climogramas and answer the questions: a) What is a climograma? b) How are the temperatures? Is it warm, cold or warm weather? c) Do these climate graphs belong to North or South Hemisphere? d) How are the total rainfall of the year: a wet or dry weather? e) How the rains are spread throughout the year? Is there any dry season? f) What climate belongs each one?
  8. 8. Departamento de Geografía e Historia ACTIVITIES: WARM CLIMATES. 1. Complete in your notebook the climate graph and answer the questions: a) What is a climograma? b) How are the temperatures? Is it warm, cold or warm weather? c) Do these climate graphs belong to North or South Hemisphere? d) How are the total rainfall of the year: a wet or dry weather? e) How the rains are spread throughout the year? Is there any dry season? f) What climate belongs each one? 2. Complete in your notebook the table below: José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página8 Warm Climates Kind of climate Where is it? Temperatures Rains Landscapes Oceanic Climate Mediterranean Climate Continental climate
  9. 9. Departamento de Geografía e Historia ACTIVITIES: COLD CLIMATES. 1. Answer the questions about the climate graphs: (You have to do just one, the other is already done) a) What is a climograma? b) How are the temperatures? Is it warm, cold or warm weather? c) Do these climate graphs belong to North or South Hemisphere? d) How are the total rainfall of the year: a wet or dry weather? e) How the rains are spread throughout the year? Is there any dry season? f) What climate belongs each one? 3. Complete in your notebook the table below: José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página9 Cold Climates Kind of climate Where is it? Temperatures Rains Landscapes Polar Climate High Mountain Climate
  10. 10. Departamento de Geografía e Historia José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página10 ACTIVITIES: THE CLIMA. 1. Paste in your notebook (or draw) the maps below and complete them according to the map legend. [Help yourself with the textbook] a) What climate domains in Spain? b) What is the coldest area of Spain? And the warmest?
  11. 11. Departamento de Geografía e Historia José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página11 REVIEW ACTIVITIES. 1. Complete in your notebook the climates graphs below. 3. Look at the Weather map and answer the questions. a) What weather elements appear and where? b) Is it a sunny or cloudy day in Spain? Why? c) Where will the wind blow to? Will it be windy? d) Are the temperatures going to rise or fall?
  12. 12. Departamento de Geografía e Historia José Carlos Núñez Vidal Página12 RECOVERY ACTIVITIES. 1. Complete in your notebook the climate graphs below: 2. Paste in your notebook (or draw) the maps below and complete them according to the map legend. [Help yourself with the textbook] 3.

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