Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Understanding Weather

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Mississippi Standards

MS.4. Earth and Space Science: Describe the Earth's System in terms of its position to objects in the universe, structure and composition, climate, and renewable and nonrenewable resources.
4.c. Examine weather forecasting and describe how meteorologists use atmospheric features and technology to predict the weather. (DOK 2)
4.c.2. How the thermal energy transferred to the air results in vertical and horizontal movement of air masses, Coriolis effect
4.d. Research the importance of the conservation of renewable and nonrenewable resources, including (but not limited to) Mississippi, and justify methods that might be useful in decreasing the human impact on global warming. (DOK 3)
4.d.3. Relationships of the cycles of water, carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen