Teaching high school is like herding cats!!

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  • Teaching high school is like herding cats!!

  • They are all doing different things!

  • MeteorologyThe study of the Earths atmosphere

    Work in : agriculture forestry aviation broadcasting military education

  • WeatherThe state of the atmosphere at any given time and place

    Includes:-clouds - precipitation-wind speed and direction-temperature-air pressure-dew point - humidity

  • Weather Instruments

  • ClimateThe general condition of the atmosphere over many years

    Determined by : Latitude Jet stream Inland/Coastal Topography

  • Tlaloc was the Aztec rain god His name means He Who Makes Things Sprout. Tlaloc was the eighth ruler of the days and the ninth lord of the nights. Tlaloc was pictured as a man wearing a net of clouds, a crown of heron feathers, foam sandals and carrying rattles to make thunder.

    Tlaloc lived in a place the Aztecs called Tlalocan. He lived there with his companion, Chalchiuhtlicue (She Who Wears a Jade Skirt), also called Matlalcueye (She Who Wears a Green Skirt), the goddess of freshwater lakes and streams. Tlalocan was also the place where all people who had drowned 'lived'.

    Part of The Teocalli (Great Temple) at Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital, was dedicated to Tlaloc, and was painted in white and blue.Tlaloc was greatly feared. He could send out the rain or provoke drought and hunger. Rain god - Tlaloc

    Name means- he who makes things sprout

    Greatly feared- send drought, severe weather or good conditions

    He hurled lightning upon the earth and unleashed the devastating hurricanes. It was believed that he could send down to the earth different kinds of rain which would help crops grow or destroy them. Certain illnesses, such as dropsy, leprosy, and rheumatism, were said to be caused by Tlaloc.

  • Barometer

    Measures air pressure

    Average pressure at sea level is 29.92 in or 1013.25 mb

  • Psychrometer or Hygrometer

    Measures relative humidity or amount of water vapor in the air

    Effected by temperature

    as T increases H decreases

  • Rain Gauge

    Measures amount of precipitation

    Not accurate over a wide area

    1 inch of rain =

    10 inches of snow

  • Thermometer

    Measures air temperature

  • Weather Vane

    Shows wind direction

    Arrow with tail, tail catches wind, arrow points into the wind

    Points in direction wind comes FROM

  • Anemometer

    Measures wind speed

    Rotation of cups translated into mph

  • Nephoscope

    a grid-like measuring instrument for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of clouds

  • CeilometerA device that uses a laser (or some other light source) to determine the base level of the clouds

    It finds the CEILing

  • Radiosonde

    Weather instrument package carried aloft by a weather balloon

    Contains psychrometer, barometer, thermometer


    Electronic device that transmits radio waves in the form of a beam

    Can detect precipitation and storms

  • Doppler Radar

    Gives precise location of a storm and tracks its movement and intensity

  • Satellites

    Remain above fixed point on Earth

    Monitor a regions weather

  • Satellite Image

  • Home Weather Station

  • National Weather Service OfficeMt. Holly N.J.

  • An AnagramForecasting the weather


    Wet or fine, he gets a chart