Day Three of Alana Explains the Atmosphere

Unit 4: Plaid Pete is Modeling Earth's Systems
Lesson 12 of 15

Objective: SWBAT describe how winds in the atmosphere interact with landforms to determine patterns of weather.

Big Idea: What are convection currents? How do they create wind? Students pull together what they have learned in their investigations to create physical models of convection currents to help them understand wind formation.

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