Earth's Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC893727
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 30
Copyright: 2005

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
Free Resources
Marc Record

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This examination of Earth's weather and climate includes the following segments:
  • The Atmosphere — Looks at the layers of gases surrounding Earth that make the planet habitable.
  • The Sun and the Seasons — Explores the atmosphere's role in Earth's weather patterns.
  • Global Climate Zones — Investigates convection currents and the planet's major climate zones.
  • The Effect of Local Conditions on Weather — Reviews the many factors that shape an area's climate.
  • Cyclones, Hurricanes, and Tornadoes — Explores the fierce weather that can form when the right atmospheric elements combine.
  • Air Pollution — Examines the causes of global warming, acid rain, and air pollution.