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Climate 17.1 Cornell Notes

March 17,2016 Climates Chapter 17.1 on pgs 518-252

What is weather?



What is climate?



Factors that determine climate.

3. Solar energy and Latitude

4. Seasons and Latitude

5. Prevailing winds

6. Mountains

7. Large bodies of Water

8. Ocean Currents

9. Climates of the World



  1. How is Climate different from weather?
  2. Why is there less seasonal change near the equator?
  3. Why does the temperature become cooler in higher elevations?
  4. Why does Iceland experience milder temperatures than Greenland?
  5. What factors distinguish one biome from another biome?
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