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Local Winds Unit

Discover the fascinating world of land and sea breezes with this comprehensive Local Winds Unit—a high-quality resource designed to unravel the mysteries behind atmospheric phenomena. In this low-prep unit, students delve into the essential question, “Why do local winds occur?”, exploring the intricacies of wind patterns at a local level.

$11.00

Description:

Discover the fascinating world of land and sea breezes with this comprehensive Local Winds Unit—a high-quality resource designed to unravel the mysteries behind atmospheric phenomena. In this low-prep unit, students delve into the essential question, “Why do local winds occur?”, exploring the intricacies of wind patterns at a local level.

 

Topics covered include the distinction between regional and local winds, the mechanisms of heat transfer, the formation of convection currents, and the factors influencing land and sea breezes. Through engaging lessons, students delve into the concept of density and its role in driving local wind patterns, gaining a deeper understanding of the dynamic forces shaping weather patterns in their own backyard.

 

With clear explanations and interactive activities, this unit empowers students to grasp the complexities of local winds, fostering a deeper appreciation for the dynamic interplay between atmospheric conditions and geographic features.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Convection Currents, Land & Sea Breezes Lesson Plan
  • Convection Currents, Land & Sea Breezes PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Global & Regional Winds Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Land & Sea Breezes Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Specific Heat Lab & Answer Key
  • Coastal & Continental Temperature Ranges Lab & Answer Key
  • Convection Currents, Land & Sea Breezes Quiz & Answer Key

 

⚠️ BUNDLE & SAVE!⚠️ Save 20% on this resource in the Earth’s Atmosphere Unit Bundle!

 

Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 50+
Teaching Duration: 4 Days

 

What busy teachers like you have said:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Delann D. says, “A super resource for me this year in returning to science after three years. Loved it!”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amanda K. says, “Good visuals for explaining convection currents. The built-in questions make it great for review.”

 

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