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Chapter 3 Objectives

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Unit 3 Objectives

Unit 3 Objectives

 

 

  1. Students should be able to describe the environmental problems discussed in class, specifically global warming and ozone depletion. Refer to the objectives for the forecast for disaster quiz.
  2. Students should be able to describe how an atmosphere affects a planet.

 

  1. Students should be able to describe the differences in heating and cooling of land and water.
  2. Students should be able to describe how moisture effects how land cools.

 

  1. Students should be able to describe the three factors that are most significant in influencing climate.
  2. Students should be able to describe the difference between weather and climate.
  3. Students should be able to describe the most important facts about each of the hidden marvels as written about in your text book.
  4. Students should be able to define the term hydrometer and use a hydrometer to determine the density of a liquid.
  5. Students should be able to calculate the dew point given data for the cold can method or using the data table from the text book.
  6.  Students should be able to explain the Mediterranean effect (Count  Marsilli).
  7.  Students should be able to use the formula for density d = m/v, and calculate any of the factors given the other two.
  8.  Students should be able to describe the relationship between force and  pressure.
  9.  Students should be able to describe what lake effect snow is and  determine where lake effect snow might occur by observation of a map.
  10.  Students should be able to read a weather map, describe fronts, and air   masses that cause those fronts.
  11. Students should be able to identify different units of pressure that were discussed in class and convert from one unit to another.
  12.  Students should be able to read an open end or closed end manometer.
  13. Students should be able to describe unique weather formation such as El Nino, Hurricanes, and Tornados.
  14. Students should be able to calculate pressure given the force and the area that the force is applied over.
  15. Students should be able to describe the Coriolis affect and how it influences world winds.