Related Access Points
This cluster includes the following access points.
Recognize that heat is a flow of energy that moves through Earth’s land, air, and water in different ways, including conduction, convection, and radiation.
Identify components in the water cycle, including evaporation, condensation, precipitation, ground water, and runoff.
Identify the way elements of weather are measured, including temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, and precipitation.
Recognize that Earth consists of different parts, including air that is over the Earth (atmosphere), water that covers much of the Earth (hydrosphere), and the parts that support all living things on Earth (biosphere).
Recognize that there are general patterns of weather that move around Earth, and in North America the patterns typically move from west to east.
Identify climate as the expected weather patterns in a region.
Identify possible effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on humans in Florida.
Identify ways humans get ready for severe storms and protect themselves from sun exposure.
Identify that the atmosphere protects Earth from radiation from the Sun and regulates the temperature.
Recognize that heat can transfer from the Sun to the water, land, and air. Recognize that heat can transfer from the Sun to the water, land, and air.
Recognize parts of the water cycle such as clouds (condensation), rain (precipitation), and evaporation.
Recognize the way temperature and wind speed are measured.
Recognize where living things are found (biosphere) and where the air is found (atmosphere) on Earth.
Recognize that there are patterns of weather that move.
Identify the major characteristics of climate in Florida, including temperature and precipitation.
Recognize possible effects of severe storms, hurricanes, or other natural disasters in Florida.
Recognize ways people prepare for severe storms and protect themselves from sun exposure.
Recognize that the air that surrounds Earth (atmosphere) protects living things from the intense heat of the Sun.
Recognize different types of weather conditions, including hot/cold, raining/not raining, and windy/calm.
Recognize where to go in severe weather situations or drills at school and at home.