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- Identify which concepts are covered on your weather and storms homework.
- Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
- Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
- Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
- Finish your weather and storms homework with ease!
Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:
- Difference between weather and climate
- Factors that affect wind
- Weather variables
- General circulation of the atmosphere
- Types of air masses and their effects on weather
- Effects of weather fronts on weather
- Causes of tornadoes
- Formation of thunderstorms
- Formation of hurricanes
- The relationship between El Nino and La Nina
1. Weather vs. Climate: Definition, Differences & Effects
This video lesson will guide you in understanding the difference between climate and weather. Discover how they are different but related and how they are the ways you can describe atmospheric conditions on Earth.
2. Factors That Affect Wind: Pressure Gradient Forces, Coriolis Effect & Friction
In this video lesson, you will learn about wind and some factors that affect it, such as air temperature and pressure, the Coriolis effect, and friction. By the end of this lesson, you will also understand how Earth's rotation plays a role in how winds travel.
3. Weather Variables: Air Pressure, Temperature & Density
Weather is influenced by a number of factors. In this lesson, you will learn about three key variables that control weather and how they work together to do so.
4. The General Circulation of the Atmosphere
The Sahara Desert, tropical rainforests, and cold polar winds are all due to Earth's rotation. In this video lesson, you will learn how this rotation has created global air circulation patterns on Earth and how it is responsible for such diverse climate patterns across the globe.
5. Types of Air Masses & Their Effect on Weather
Air masses affect weather in a number of different ways. In this lesson, you will learn about the different types of air masses found on Earth and how the movement of air masses creates changes in the weather.
6. Understanding Weather Fronts: Types & Their Effect on Weather
In this video lesson you will learn about how air masses with different characteristics create weather fronts. You will also identify the different types of fronts, as well as what type of weather occurs along them.
7. What Are Tornadoes? - Definition, Causes & The Enhanced Fujita Scale
Tornadoes are dangerous storms that affect millions of people. In this video lesson, you will learn how and where they form, as well as how scientists classify tornadoes using the Enhanced Fujita Scale.
8. What Are Thunderstorms? - Definition, Types & Formation
Thunderstorms are common all over the world. In this video lesson, you will learn what they are, how they form and how they create thunder and lightning.
9. What Are Cyclones? - Types, Causes & Effects
The word cyclone refers to many different types of storms. In this video lesson you will learn about how cyclones form, what makes each type different, and what their effects are on both people and the environment.
10. Hurricanes: Types, Formation, Causes & Effects
Hurricanes are dangerous storms that affect millions of people each year. But what are hurricanes and how do they form? In this video lesson you'll learn about where and how hurricanes develop as well as the types of hurricanes that are possible.
11. The Relationship Between El Nino & La Nina
In this video lesson, you will learn about El Niño and La Niña. You will understand the differences between them, as well as some of their effects on both ocean waters and weather patterns on land.
12. What Are Floods? - Causes, Types & Prevention
In this video lesson, you will study floods, their causes and their effects. You will learn to identify various methods that are used to prevent floods and explore how preventing natural flood cycles can lead to dangerous flood events.
13. The Coriolis Effect: Definition & Influences
In this lesson, we'll be looking at the Coriolis Effect: what it is and how it influences the way we perceive the movement of objects while here on Earth. When you're done, you'll be able to test your newfound knowledge with a quiz.
14. What is Wind? - Definition, Causes, Properties & Characteristics
Wind is an important phenomenon that we have all experienced. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the definition, its causes, and characteristics. Then, test your knowledge with a quiz.
15. History of Hurricanes in Florida
Hurricanes are major natural disasters, and few states have had to deal with them as consistently as Florida. In this lesson, we'll look at some of Florida's worst hurricanes, and see what those meant for the state.
16. Why Does It Rain?
In this lesson we'll learn the main causes of rain, including why low pressure systems bring stormy weather and how collisions of warm and cold air influence rainfall. Then, we'll look at the impact of geological structures on rainfall.
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