Middle School

Weather and Climate

Interacting Air Masses and Weather
Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.

Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation
Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.

Causes of Global Warming
Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.