Ch 48: Elements of Weather & Climate

About This Chapter

This chapter gives you the opportunity to review the elements of weather and climate at your convenience as you prepare for an exam or catch up in class. You'll find a series of video lessons that are watchable at any time via computers and mobile devices.

Elements of Weather & Climate - Chapter Summary

The elements of climate and weather are the focus of this engaging chapter. The videos can be watched in ten minutes or less, and they cover climate classifications and the effects of both weather and climate. This chapter is designed to help you complete the following:

  • Differentiate between weather and climate
  • Explain how geography affects the weather
  • Outline the global distribution of climate classifications
  • Detail the natural factors that determine the climate of a region

As you work through this chapter, you'll find several video lessons and quizzes. Before, during or after reviewing the videos, take the quizzes to see how well you understand the concepts on weather and climate. Our experts are available to answer any questions you submit through the Dashboard.

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