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
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.
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
Measures amount of precipitation
Not accurate over a wide area
1 inch of rain =
10 inches of snow
Measures air temperature
Shows wind direction
Arrow with tail, tail catches wind, arrow points into the wind
Points in direction wind comes FROM
Measures wind speed
Rotation of cups translated into mph
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
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
Gives precise location of a storm and tracks its movement and intensity
Remain above fixed point on Earth
Monitor a regions weather
Home Weather Station
National Weather Service OfficeMt. Holly N.J.
An AnagramForecasting the weather
Wet or fine, he gets a chart