Rita D. Haberlin, Instructor
Temperature Differences Learning Module
PowerPoint Presentation Outline Notes for Temperature Differences
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After completing the reading assignment and exploring the Web resources and study guide, review what you have learned with these quizzes:
Temperature Differences Multiple Choice Quiz
Quiz, Tarbuck and Lutgens, Chapter 16, Key Concepts 5
Check today's temperature and weather conditions in Berkeley from the Weather Underground.
For an in-depth discussion of temperature, explore the following topics from
Michael Pidwirny's online text:
Current Temperature Map of the United States
Examine the current temperature map for the United States and work out reasons for the differences in temperature that you observe. Consider such factors as latitude, proximity to the ocean, altitude, and winds.
Current Weather from USA
Examine the colorful map of temperatures from USA Today. Find out the weather forecast for any state or city in the United States. Learn the hows and whys of weather from USAToday's outstanding library of animated graphics.
Find out how to forecast temperatures using this interactive guide. Clear, bold diagrams show how clouds, winds, advection, and snow cover affect temperatures.
Why is summer so cool in the San
A USAToday animation shows why Fall is warmer than summer in San Francisco.
What are the Centigrade, Celsius, Kelvin, and Fahrenheit temperature scales? Convert from one scale to another using this handy conversion calculator from the Institude of Chemistry in Berlin, Germany.
This mini tutorial is an excellent overview of the major factors that control temperature.
Why are cities warmer than the surrounding countryside? Weatherwise presents five important reasons for this common phenomena.
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