By Ashley Chanco!
MORE BOUT' WINDS
Anemometer;a device that has three or four cups that spin on a pole;used to measure wind speed!
LOCAL WINDS! What's that about?
Land breeze- A wind that blows from land towards a body of water.
GLOBAL WINDS! Cool, it's global!
Global winds in the Southern hemisphere- Turn to the right
GLobal winds in the Northern hemisphere- Turn to the left
ALL THE GLOBAL WINDS UNITE!!!
Horse Latitudes- These winds are at 30' north and south latitude, and are very weak.
Trade winds- These winds lie in between 0' and 30' latitude VERY strong winds used for trading goods from around the country by sailors.
Jet stream- Is a band of very strong winds in the upper troposphere. Airplanes use these to travel while saving fuel! WIN-WIN!!
Prevailing Westerlies- These winds lie between 30' and 60' north and south latitude and blow from the west
Polar Easterlies- These winds blow from the north and south pole