Full Geography Secondary 3 Express- Weather and Climate


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Full Geography Secondary 3 Express- Weather and Climate

  1. 1. + 3 Express Pure Geog: Weather and Climate 6th March 2012 Elements of Weather: Temperature Arman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  2. 2. + 2 Lesson objectives  By the end of the lesson, we will be able to  differentiate between weather and climate  describe temperature as an element of weather  describe the factors affecting temperatureArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  3. 3. + 3 Getting to Know Me  Complete pages 1-2 of the “Getting to know me” worksheet  Take a Polaroid photo of you and your buddy  Write down your names  Submit it to Mr. Arman 10 minutesArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  4. 4. + 4 Getting to Know Me: Geography  Refer to Page 3 of the “Getting to Know Me” handout  Try to name all the countries found on the world map  If you can’t remember anyone of them, write down a characteristic about the place  eg. “Country where Nokia comes from” 3 minutesArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  5. 5. + 5 Singapore Weather? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKa6brIbdYoArmanAlluwie TP2 SHSS
  6. 6. + 6 Weather or Climate? Sentence describes … W or C? Some plantation crops like rubber, coffee and oil palm are grown in places that are hot and wet. C It has been snowing these past few days. W There are many ships docked in the harbor because of the impending storm. WArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  7. 7. + 7 Weather or Climate? Sentence describes … W or C? A large number of Europeans leave their countries for holidays during the months of October to C December in order to escape winter. Heavy thunderstorms are expected over the northern and western parts of Singapore for the next W two weeks. The hot and wet conditions in tropical countries like Singapore support the growth of vegetation all year round. CArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  8. 8. + 8 Weather or Climate?  Weather  conditions of the atmosphere at a specific place over a relatively short period of time  Climate  average weather conditions of a specific place over a considerable period of time, usually 30 to 35 yearsArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  9. 9. + 9 Weather or Climate?  Complete Worksheet 2.1, pg 47 of your workbook  Submit the completed worksheets to Mr. Arman 10 minutesArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  10. 10. + 10 Elements of Weather Relative Pressure Temperature Precipitation Humidity and Winds Convectional Latitude Condensation Sea Breeze Rain Altitude Saturation Relief Rain Land Breeze Distance Monsoon From The Evaporation Winds Sea Cloud CoverArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  11. 11. + 11 Elements of Weather: Temperature  degree of hotness and coldness of a place  affected by the amount of Sun’s rays that reaches Earth’s surface  latitude  altitude  distance from the sea  cloud coverArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  12. 12. + 12 Temperature: Latitude Latitude coolerwarmer coolerArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  13. 13. + 13 Temperature: Latitude short longArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  14. 14. + 14 Temperature: Altitude 7.2°C 20°C at lower ground there is a larger area of land,  much warmer at lower groundArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  15. 15. + 15 Temperature: concentration of gases Altitudem 6000 increasing gravitational pull 4000 2000 0 sea levelArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  16. 16. + 16 Temperature: heat transferred by Altitude conduction and convectionm absorbs less heat 6000 4000 2000 absorbs more heat 0 sea levelArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  17. 17. + 17 Temperature: Altitude Temperature does not decrease with increasing altitude where weather Mount Everest takes placeArmanAlluwie TP2 SHSS
  18. 18. + 18 Temperature: Distance from the Sea  how coastal areas are affected by the difference in the rate of heating and cooling of land and seaArman Alluwie TP2 SHSS
  19. 19. + 19 Temperature: Distance from the Sea Concept: Water bodies heats up and cools down slower SLOWER Land bodies Water BodiesArmanAlluwie TP2 SHSS
  20. 20. + 20 Temperature: Distance from the Sea Land bodies Water Bodies SLOWERSummer, air heats up quickly air heats up slowly  relatively coolArmanAlluwie TP2 SHSS
  21. 21. + 21 Temperature: Distance from the Sea Land bodies Water Bodies SLOWERWinter, air cools down quickly air cools down slowly  relatively warmArmanAlluwie TP2 SHSS