Climate Change and Weather » Movies, presentations and worksheets
1) Climate change and weather- introductory movie
This movie introduces climate change and weather at KS4 level and gets pupils thinking about different elements of the topic. To play full screen, click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner.
2a) UK climate- factors and overview presentation
This presentation demonstrates the five main factors that affect climate in the UK. It also includes maps demonstrating the changes in climate seen across the UK at different points in the year.
2b) UK climate- rainfall and the UK presentation
This presentation highlights the three major types of rainfall, whilst looking at the pattern of rainfall seen across the UK.
2c) Uk climate- depressions presentation
This presentation looks at the way in which depressions affect the weather in the UK. It includes animations.
2d) UK climate- depression weather animation
This animation of the cross section of a depression, shows the changes in weather and pressure that occur as a depression passes by.
2e) UK climate- depression animation
This simple animation show the path of a depression passing over the UK. The pause and go controls can be used to explain different parts of the depression.
2f) UK climate- anticyclones presentation
This presentation shows how anticyclones influence UK weather. It includes an animation showing how they approach the UK.
3a) Tropical revolving storms- movie
This movie introduces tropical revolving storms. To enlarge the movie click on the tab in the bottom right hand corner
3b) Tropical revolving storms- presentation
This presentation looks at tropical revolving storms. It focusses on the conditions needed for formation, their distribution and the effects that they bring. It6 includes some video footage.
3c) Tropical revolving storms- Hurricane Katrina case study presentation
This presentation focusses on Hurricane Katrina, outlining the damage caused by the hurricane. It has a variety of questions for pupils to ponder.
4a) Climate change- presentation
This presentation looks at the evidence for global climate change and what the causes may be. It includes questions for pupils to think about.