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D - Isobars

checkmarkClick here to go to the PROJECT ISOBARS site at UIUC WW2010.

  • Read the information and answer the following questions:
  1. What are isobars?
  2. How can we use isobars to show us the direction of the wind?

E - Weather Maps

checkmarkClick here to go to the WEATHER MAPS.

  • Read section B and answer the following question.
  1. How do weather maps help meteorologists?

F - Weather Symbols

checkmarkClick here to go to the WEATHER SYSTEMS site.

  • Read sections A and B.
  1. What causes weather systems ?
  2. do clear skies usually mean it's going to be cold?
  3. What type of pressure area (high or low) would you expect to be in during a thunderstorm?
  4. Does air in a high pressure area move towards a higher pressure area or towards a low pressure area?


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