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Ch 8: Energy in the Earth System: Homework Help Resource

About This Chapter

The Energy in the Earth System chapter of this Middle School Earth Science Homework Help course helps students complete their meteorology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your meteorology 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 meteorology homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The relationship between solar energy and Earth's temperature
  • The sun's effect on wind, currents and the water cycle
  • Conduction, convection and radiation processes
  • Pressure gradient force and the Coriolis effect
  • Air pressure, temperature and density
  • The effects of air masses on weather
  • Types of weather fronts

9 Lessons in Chapter 8: Energy in the Earth System: Homework Help Resource
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Sun as a Source of Energy for Winds, Currents & the Water Cycle

1. The Sun as a Source of Energy for Winds, Currents & the Water Cycle

View this lesson to learn how energy from the sun powers our winds, ocean currents and the water cycle. Learn how the winds, ocean currents and the water cycle react to the energy from the sun.

Solar Energy: Effects on Earth's Temperature

2. Solar Energy: Effects on Earth's Temperature

In this video lesson, learn about solar energy and how it affects temperatures on Earth. You will also learn what causes changes in day length and why some parts of Earth experience seasonal differences throughout the year.

Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation

3. Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation

There are three main ways that heat is transferred between substances or objects. In this video lesson you'll learn about each one, and identify the differences between them.

Factors That Affect Wind: Pressure Gradient Forces, Coriolis Effect & Friction

4. 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.

Weather vs. Climate: Definition, Differences & Effects

5. 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.

The General Circulation of the Atmosphere

6. 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.

Types of Air Masses & Their Effect on Weather

7. 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.

Weather Variables: Air Pressure, Temperature & Density

8. 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.

Understanding Weather Fronts: Types & Their Effect on Weather

9. 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.

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