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Misconceptions

Video: Climate vs. Weather - Climate Central

November 2, 2011, 9:36 am
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SUMMARY

1 min 59 sec

Dr. Otis Brown of the University of Miami explains the differences between climate and weather, and long-term climate change compared to heat waves. Brown also discusses the utility of weather forecasts and climate models in today's society.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS

Watch >> Climate vs. Weather


TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE

This short video simply explains the difference between weather and climate. It would be useful in a lower grade level setting or as an introductory video for higher level students.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is at the discretion of the educator as to how the video is applied and the expectations after viewing it.

REFERENCES AND RESOURCES

Otis Brown - Dr. Otis Brown is the founding Director of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (NC) in Asheville, NC, associated with the National Climatic Data Center, which is hosted by NC State University. He is a tenured professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami and is also an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University and the University of Maryland.

 

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Citation

Baker, J. (2011). Video: Climate vs. Weather - Climate Central. Retrieved from http://www.camelclimatechange.org/view/video/171184

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