Weather patterns. Alabama Courses of Study.
Alabama Courses of Study. Air masses are extensive bodies of air that have similar temperatures and water content throughout. The boundary or line delineating different air masses is the
weather front. A small weather system that has intense energy that creates heavy
rains, high winds, and lightning is called a thunderstorm. A hurricane is an extremely large, tropical, rotating weather system that has sustained winds of at least 119 km/hr. Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
Alabama Courses of Study
AL.6.ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
6.ESS.12. Integrate qualitative scientific and technical information (e.g., weather maps; diagrams; other visualizations, including radar and computer simulations) to support the claim that motions and complex interactions of air masses result in changes in weather conditions.
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