AL.1. Earth and Space Science - Students will:
1.1. Identify global patterns of atmospheric movement, including El Nino, the Gulf Stream, the jet stream, the Coriolis effect, and global winds that influence local weather.
1.1.a. Predicting local weather and weather patterns. Examples: cold and warm fronts, high and low pressure areas
1.1.b. Describing the function of instruments and technology used to investigate Earth's weather, including barometers, thermometers, wind socks, weather vanes, satellites, radar, weather balloons, and rain gauges
1.1.c. Using lines of latitude and longitude to locate areas of specific weather events
1.1.d. Interpreting weather data through observations collected over time. Example: calculating annual precipitation and average temperature