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Global Winds Unit

Delve into the dynamic world of atmospheric circulation with this Global Winds Unit, thoughtfully designed for an in-depth exploration of the essential questions: “Why do we have winds?” and “In what ways does air circulate in our atmosphere?” This no-prep unit offers a comprehensive journey through the mechanisms governing wind patterns and atmospheric circulation.

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Delve into the dynamic world of atmospheric circulation with this Global Winds Unit, thoughtfully designed for an in-depth exploration of the essential questions: “Why do we have winds?” and “In what ways does air circulate in our atmosphere?” This no-prep unit offers a comprehensive journey through the mechanisms governing wind patterns and atmospheric circulation.

 

This unit covers a spectrum of topics, including air pressure, weather instruments, isobars, pressure gradient, the Coriolis Effect, Global Winds, Equator, Intertropical Convergence Zone, Trade Winds, Westerlies, Polar Easterlies, Doldrums, Horse Latitudes, Jet Streams, and more. With clear explanations and engaging activities, students gain a profound understanding of the forces shaping global wind patterns, providing a solid foundation for meteorological studies and a nuanced comprehension of Earth’s atmospheric dynamics.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Lesson Plan
  • Air Pressure & Winds PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Atmospheric Circulation PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Global Winds Introduction Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Global Winds Practice Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Understanding Global Winds and Their Impact Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Global Winds Quiz & Answer Key
  • Atmosphere Quiz & Answer Key

 

Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 115+
Teaching Duration: 4 Days

 

Save 20% on this resource in the Earth’s Atmosphere Unit Bundle!

 

What busy teachers like you have said:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Hemenway Science (TPT Seller) says, “Thank you for this resource ! The notes were easy to understand.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Margaret M. says, “Very helpful in my weather unit. Thanks!”

 

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