Climate Patterns

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Young climatologists explore the factors that contribute to a region's climate in this two-part earth science activity. To begin, learners are provided with a map of an imaginary planet and are asked to label global wind and ocean currents before using precipitation and evapotranspiration data to identify different types of climates.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Implement this worksheet near the end of an earth science unit on biomes and climate
  • Consider completing the worksheet as a guided practice activity with the whole class
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires significant prior knowledge about the factors that influence climate

  • Includes a series of questions for students to answer after completing the activities
  • Resource is available as an editable Word document

  • Worksheet mentions the use of earth science reference tables, which are not included with this resource