Global Atmospheric Circulation Model (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will recap the Hadley Cell from Lesson 1 and learn how air circulates through the atmosphere via the Ferrel and Polar Cells.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Latitude means...

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Q2.The sun's energy is concentrated at the...

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Q3.Low pressure occurs when...

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Q4.High pressure occurs when...

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Q5.Surface winds moving towards the equator are called...

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Q6.Surface winds moving towards higher latitudes are called...

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Q7.Which three cells form the global atmospheric circulation model?

Select three (3) boxes

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Latitude means...

1/7

Q2.The sun's energy is concentrated at the...

2/7

Q3.Low pressure occurs when...

3/7

Q4.High pressure occurs when...

4/7

Q5.Surface winds moving towards the equator are called...

5/7

Q6.Surface winds moving towards higher latitudes are called...

6/7

Q7.Which three cells form the global atmospheric circulation model?

Select three (3) boxes

7/7

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Quiz:

Global Atmospheric Circulation Model (Part 2)

Complete the sentences below to show you have understood the key ideas from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.Wind moves from...

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Q2.Air rises at the equator because...

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Q3.Air sinks in areas of high pressure because...

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Q4.Within the Ferrel Cell, warm air...

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Q5.At the Poles, the air pressure is...

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Q6.An example of a cold desert is...

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Quiz:

Global Atmospheric Circulation Model (Part 2)

Complete the sentences below to show you have understood the key ideas from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.Wind moves from...

1/6

Q2.Air rises at the equator because...

2/6

Q3.Air sinks in areas of high pressure because...

3/6

Q4.Within the Ferrel Cell, warm air...

4/6

Q5.At the Poles, the air pressure is...

5/6

Q6.An example of a cold desert is...

6/6

Lesson summary: Global Atmospheric Circulation Model (Part 2)

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