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    Grade(s): 6th 
    Subject(s): Science 
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  •  Unit 5: Meteorology


    Georgia Standards of Excellence

    S6E2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the effects of the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon.

    c. Analyze and interpret data to relate the tilt of the Earth to the distribution of sunlight throughout the year and its effect on seasons.

    S6E4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how the sun, land, and water affect climate and weather.  

    a. Analyze and interpret data to compare and contrast the composition of Earth’s atmospheric layers (including the ozone layer) and greenhouse gases.Show details       

    b. Plan and carry out an investigation to demonstrate how energy from the sun transfers heat to air, land and water at different rates.Show details         

    c. Develop a model demonstrating the interaction between unequal heating and the rotation of the Earth that causes local and global wind systems.        

    d. Construct an explanation of the relationship between air pressure, weather fronts, and air masses and meteorological events such as tornados and thunderstorms. 

    e. Analyze and interpret weather data to explain the effects of moisture evaporating from the ocean on weather patterns and weather events such as hurricanes.


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