You are the mayor of a small city in southern Florida. You must decide
whether or not to evacuate the city.
Before you start you will need
A Hurricane Tracking Chart
A pencil and a ruler.
Paper to make notes and a decision tree of you
The atmosphere is essential
for life on Earth.
The atmosphere shields
organisms from exposure to
hazardous levels of solar
It has the gases necessary
for life-sustaining processes
like photosynthesis and
Mrs. Todd & Mr. Wilsons Meteorology
1. What is pressure?
a. Who do you think exerts more pressure on the ground
Mrs. Todd or Mr. Wilson?
b. Pressure is:
c. Now, who do you think exerts more pressure on the
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WS on Characteristics of the Atmosphere (23.1)
1. What is the atmosphere?
2. What is meteorology?
3. What is the difference between weather and climate?
4. What three elements are most abundant in the air?
5. What two compounds are m