6th Grade Ch. 3 Sec. 3 Predicting the Weather

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6th Grade Ch. 3 Sec. 3 Predicting the Weather

  1. 1. Sec. 3 Predicting the Weather
  2. 2. meteorologist <ul><li>scientist that studies causes of weather </li></ul><ul><li>predict weather by using: </li></ul>
  3. 3. process large amounts of information quickly to help forecasters make predictions <ul><li>computers </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>weather balloons </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>weather satellites </li></ul><ul><li>Collect data on temp, humidity, solar radiation, wind speed </li></ul><ul><li>Provide images of clouds </li></ul>
  6. 6. automated weather stations
  7. 7. Reading weather maps
  8. 8. isobars <ul><li>lines joining places on weather map w/ same air pressure </li></ul>
  9. 9. iso therm s <ul><li>lines joining places w/ same temp. </li></ul>
  10. 16. Newspaper Weather Map
  11. 17. Weather Map

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