Wind

Unit 5: Meteorology
Lesson 9 of 17

Objective: SWBAT identify the function of an anemometer and wind vane SWBAT analyze the relationship between the formation of wind as a pressure gradient and the uneven heating of the Earth’s surface

Big Idea: In this lesson, students first identify the instrumentation used to measure wind speed and direction, and then analyze what wind really is - a derivative of air pressure normalization on Earth's surface

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