Local Winds: Definition & Examples Video

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What is wind?

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1. What is a local wind?

2. Which of the following is an example of a wind that keeps temperatures along coasts from changing too much between the seasons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will test your understanding of local winds. Quiz questions ask you to identify local winds that work together and to define key terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Identification of local winds
  • Local winds that operate in a cycle
  • The definition of local wind
  • Santa Ana winds

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding local wind patterns
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the types of local winds and interpret it accurately
  • Defining Key Concepts- ensure that you can accurately define terms such as wind and local wind.

Additional Learning

To learn more about local winds, review the accompanying lesson, Local Winds: Definition & Examples. Objectives covered include:

  • Understanding local winds
  • Reviewing sea breezes and other examples of local winds
  • Knowing the effects of local winds
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