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Climate Variables
Exploring Temperature and Plant Growth
 
Weather Map Essential Question
How do Earth's different climate conditions affect where, when, and how plants grow?
Weather Map
North America Eurasia
 
Air Temperatures
 
How do air temperatures influence tulip growth?
Weather Map canada global air temperatures

North America
Weather Underground

Eurasia Global
 
Factors that Influence Air Temperature
 
Seasons
Earth-Sun model The Sun heats the Earth through the seasons, some parts more, some parts less.
 
Latitude
Weather Map What is the relationship between temperature and latitude?
 
Ocean
How do the oceans — and other large bodies of water — affect air temperature?
 
ocean currents/temperatures canada  
Currents
Atlantic | Pacific

Surface Temperatures

 
Wind
Explore the relationship between wind and temperature
 
temp and winds

Global wind


Wind and Temperature

Wind Speed

 
 
Elevation
Air temperature is colder at higher elevations.
 
Elevation United States Elevation Canada global topo map
United States Canada Global