Curriculum Collections: Why is Antarctica the Windiest Place on Earth?
|Link to Resource:||https://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/curriculum-collections/antarctica/extreme-winds|
|Resource Type:||Curricula and Instruction; Curriculum Materials|
|Organization:||American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)|
|Summary:||It's not just Antarctica's temperatures that are so extreme. Wind speeds on the continent often exceed 100 mph each winter. Learn the causes of these ferocious katabatic winds.|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 3|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||ESS2.D|
|NGSS Performance Expectations:||MS-ESS2-6|
|NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:||Developing and using models|
|NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:||Systems and system models|
|Subjects:||6-8; 9-12; antarctica; atmospheric science; high school; meteorology; middle school; severe weather; weather; wind; windstorms|
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