Weather Systems

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This module contains:

  •  An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary that covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with an answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module

Weather Systems

Global atmospheric circulation explains the location of various climate zones in the world. This accounts for the distribution of weather hazards, for different winds across the Earth, and leading to areas having different levels of rainfall.

This ​A-Level Weather Systems module will enable students to:​

  • Explain what the global atmospheric circulation is and the influence of latitude in the variations of climate zones on the Earth;
  • Describe how tropical storms are formed;
  • Discuss what causes droughts;
  • Explain the primary and secondary effects of tropical storms and droughts, as well as their immediate and long-term responses to these;
  • Discuss how the government manage extreme weather events; and
  • Discuss the role of the individuals, the government, and private institutions in reducing risks from tropical storms and droughts

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