Ch 63: Basics of Weather & Storms

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Jump into this chapter to recall the basics of weather and storms. Get an overview of weather phenomena, climate issues, and related terminology. Determine if your review was successful by answering the questions on our lesson quizzes.

Basics of Weather & Storms - Chapter Summary

Dust out the cobwebs in your mind to remember all the details about the basic operations of weather and storms. These video lessons can help you bring to mind all the important facts you will need to know about the formation of storms, weather patterns, and how weather affects climate conditions. After you watch each lesson or read through the transcripts, you should feel ready to answer questions about the following:

  • The differences between climate and weather
  • The movements of the atmosphere
  • Different kinds of air masses
  • Relationship between air masses and weather patterns
  • Types of hurricanes
  • The causes of hurricane formation and the aftermath

Our teaching style promotes a structured test-preparation environment. We turn major topics, like the basics of weather and storms, into chapters for you to examine. Within our chapters, you will discover miniaturized lessons. We keep our lessons on the shorter side for several reasons. First, even if you only have 10 or 20 minutes to study, you can still get through several of our lessons. In addition, shorter lessons make your brain focus on the subject, and you are less likely to get overloaded with information.

As you make your way through the lessons, your user dashboard will monitor your progress. Even if you can't study on a regular schedule, the dashboard keeps track of where you left off, and the will even give you suggestions about related chapters that you may also want to study. If you use any of our assessment tools, such as the lesson quizzes or the chapter exams, your scores will also be viewable on the dashboard.

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