Weather vs Climate
Influences on Climate
Climate Zones
Transfers of Energy
Random!
100

"It is 74 degrees out today."

Weather

100

Is the top of Mount Washington typically colder or warmer than the base?

Colder!

100

What are two factors that are taken into effect when categorizing climate zones?

100

What is conduction?

100
Who won the last world cup?
France
200

"I love the distinct seasons that New England has."

Climate

200

Nome, Alaska, lies at 64°N latitude. San Diego, California, lies at 32°N latitude. Which city receives more sunlight?

San Diego

200

Describe the general conditions of a desert climate zone.

200

What is radiation?

200
Describe how the greenhouse effect works in our atmosphere.
300

"It is supposed to be 45 degrees and cloudy two days from now on Wednesday."

Weather

300

Describe what causes wind.

Sun's energy causing differences in pressure.
300

What do differences in climate influence?

300

What is convection?

300

What is the largest bone in the human body?

Femur

400

"The month of November has an average high temperature of 48 degrees."

Climate

400

Describe what causes ocean surface currents.

Wind! 

400

What type of climate zone do we live in?

Temperate, humid coastal, etc.

400

Where does convection play a role in climate?

400

Free points! Congratulations!

500

Write down the difference between weather and climate. All groups can get points.

500

Draw a diagram that shows the rain shadow effect. All groups can get credit.

500

What is the name of the most famous climate zone classification system?

Koppen

500

What is the Coriolis effect and what impact does it have on our climate systems? 

500

What does a Geiger Counter measure?

Radiation

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