THE THIRD PLANET STUDY GUIDE 1

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THE THIRD PLANET STUDY GUIDE #4  NATURAL DISASTERS      Weather and Climate What is the difference between weather and climate?  Weather: state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place “It’s a hot and sunny day in san Antonio” Climate: Weather conditions over a long period of time  “San Antonio is in a semi-tropical climate”   What causes the Earth to have seasons? The tilt of the axis. In December in the north the tilt is further away from the sun and in  June it is towards the sun. The sun comes at an angle during winter instead of a straight  shot like summer. Has less atmosphere to go through.    Which way do lines of equal average Texas temperature trend?     What part of Texas holds the record for highest temperature? The lowest  temperature?
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