Weather and Oceans

Unit 2

October 3 - October 28

8.10 Earth and Space: The Student knows that climatic interactions exist among Earth, ocean, and weather systems.

The student is expected to:

A) recognize that the Sun provides the energy that drives convection within the atmosphere and oceans, producing wind and ocean currents

B) identify how global patterns of atmospheric movement influence local weather using weather maps that show high and low pressures and fronts

C)identify the role of the oceans in formation of weather systems such as hurricanes