9th Grade Earth Systems
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I CAN statements for Standard 3 Objective 2:
a. I can identify the elements of weather and the instruments used to measure them (e.g.,temperature—thermometer; precipitation—rain gauge or Doppler radar; humidity--
hygrometer; air pressure—barometer; wind—anemometer; cloud coverage—satellite imaging).
b. I can describe conditions that give rise to severe weather phenomena (e.g., thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, El Niño/La Niña).
c. I can explain a difference between a low pressure system and a high pressure system, including the weather associated with them.
d. I can diagram and describe cold, warm, occluded, and
stationary boundaries (weather fronts) between air masses.
e. I can design and conduct a weather investigation, use an appropriate display of the data, and interpret the observations and data.