Ch 18: CEOE Earth Science: Weather Forecasting

About This Chapter

Examine the tools and technology used by scientists to predict weather conditions. The Weather Forecasting chapter gives you a good review of topics you'll see on the CEOE Earth Science test.

CEOE Earth Science: Weather Forecasting - Chapter Summary

The engaging video lessons in this chapter break down the field of meteorology along with important tools used by meteorologists that make it possible to predict the weather. These lessons are designed to assist you with answering CEOE Earth Science test questions on the following:

  • Understanding the different scales of meteorology
  • Identifying instruments used in weather forecasting
  • Identifying various types of weather images and maps
  • Understanding how weather models are used
  • Understanding how warnings are issued for dangerous weather and more

You will find lesson transcripts for the short, fun videos in this chapter. All of our lessons are presented by expert instructors whose experience and expertise are available to you upon request whenever you have a question. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz to confirm retention of the material, and the chapter test will help you measure your progress overall.

CEOE Earth Science: Weather Forecasting Chapter Objectives

The CEOE Earth Science test is concerned with gauging the earth science subject knowledge of candidates pursuing teacher certification in Oklahoma. This chapter aligns with the atmospheric systems subarea of the test, which makes up roughly 24% of the exam. All questions that you're asked out of the respective subarea will have a multiple-choice makeup.

5 Lessons in Chapter 18: CEOE Earth Science: Weather Forecasting
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The Scientific Field of Meteorology

1. The Scientific Field of Meteorology

Thanks to meteorologists, we can plan for both short- and long-term weather events that affect our daily lives. But meteorology has been around a lot longer than the daily news, and this scientific field helps us better understand the world around us in a many ways.

Predicting the Weather: Tools, Maps & Symbols

2. Predicting the Weather: Tools, Maps & Symbols

How do weather forecasters predict the weather? What tools are used? When you look at a weather map, what do all the symbols mean? Learn about predicting and mapping the weather in this lesson.

Types of Weather Maps & Images

3. Types of Weather Maps & Images

Ever think that weather forecasters just make up their predictions? While they don't always get it right, weather forecasters have a great deal of information at their disposal, as this lesson demonstrates.

Using Weather Models & Technology in Forecasting

4. Using Weather Models & Technology in Forecasting

Forecasting the weather is high-tech these days: computers, satellites, sensors, and models. Learn how we use technology and modelling to predict the weather.

Precautions & Alerts for Hazardous Weather

5. Precautions & Alerts for Hazardous Weather

Wherever you live there is likely some sort of weather that could quickly turn into a threat. In this lesson, we'll learn about the National Weather Service's alert system, as well as precautions to take in some of the most common weather emergencies.

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