Saturday, November 12, 2016

November 14-18

We will do a lab to help students understand convection, and it's role in causing wind. Attention honors students: The MESPOWs this week are #23, #41, #88.

Students will take notes as Benson explains global circulation (wind belts). If you were gone, read pages 540-542 (honors 535-538). Also, get the notes handout from Benson and copy the notes from a classmate. If you were gone watch this video.

Students will watch a 30-minute video and then do a "Pressure WS" - due SOC tomorrow. If you were gone, watch the first 29 minutes of this video.

Students will take notes as Benson explains several "wind topics".

Students will watch a video about WWII balloon bombs (related to the jet stream), and then take notes as Benson explains jet streams. If you were gone watch this video, read this Wikipedia page, carefully read this web page, and carefully read this web page.

Question(s) of the week: What are the three factors that cause the global pattern of prevailing winds?


Wind Generator Demo
Why is Livingston, MT so windy?
Weather Balloon Launch
Jet Streams Video
Image of current jet streams

Video of the Week

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