Local Winds Unit



This low-prep unit addresses the following essential question, “Why do local winds occur?” Topics covered include regional vs. local winds, heat transfer, convection currents, land and sea breezes, density, etc.

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The following resources are included in this unit:

  • 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

Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 50+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

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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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