Climate Change and Weather » Movies, presentations and worksheets

1) Climate change and weather- introductory movie image

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.

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2a) UK climate- factors and overview presentation image

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.

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2b) UK climate- rainfall and the UK presentation image

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.

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2c) Uk climate- depressions presentation image

2c) Uk climate- depressions presentation

This presentation looks at the way in which depressions affect the weather in the UK. It includes animations.

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2d) UK climate- depression weather animation image

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.  

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2e) UK climate- depression animation image

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.

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2f) UK climate- anticyclones presentation image

2f) UK climate- anticyclones presentation

This presentation shows how anticyclones influence UK weather. It includes an animation showing how they approach the UK.

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3a) Tropical revolving storms- movie image

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

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3b) Tropical revolving storms- presentation image

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.

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3c) Tropical revolving storms- Hurricane Katrina case study presentation image

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.

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4a) Climate change- presentation image

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.

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