Geography - Climate vs Weather
HOME LEARNING - SUMMER TERM WEEK 9
WEATHER vs CLIMATE
This week we are going global and local at the same time, looking to understand the difference between weather and climate.
We always tend to say the wrong thing when it comes to weather vs climate. "The weather in Wales is always wet", "The weather in Dubai is always hot", "The weather in the Himalaya is always snowing" etc... But are we talking about the right thing? Are we talking about 'weather' or 'climate' ... and what's the difference?
Time to find out.
CLICK ON THE YOUTUBE + WEBSITE LINKS BELOW to learn about the differences between weather and climate.
TASK - Create an information page / poster to explain the difference between weather and climate
In your own words (and with pictures if you want to!), explain the some of these key ideas:
- What is weather?
- What is climate?
- What is the difference between weather and climate?
- Why does climate change over a whole year?
- How is weather and climate measured (instruments / equipment)?
- What do we call someone who studies weather and/or climate