Water Cycle - Weather (4)
What do satellite
pictures tell us about the weather?
PROCEDURE: Study and compare
the satellite photo maps (on the following two pages) and answer the questions below. Use maps of the United
States reference to help you find specific locations.
- Which part of the United States is shown in photo maps?
(North, East, South, West)
- How many states are shown on 12/7-8/97 satellite photo
- On which satellite map is North Carolina the most
- On which photo map can you best see New Orleans in
- On which photo map is Georgia the least cloudy?
- What kind of clouds are over the Atlantic Ocean on
- Are the white patches over the Appalachia in South
Carolina (12/8/97) clouds or snow?
How do you know?
- On which satellite photo does the cloud cover seem to
be coming from the west?
- Look at the blank maps of the southeast. Create your
own sky coverage map from the information given on the satellite photos. Label
states, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean.
CONCLUSIONS: Can you predict
the cloud cover for 12/9/97 with the information given on the photos
labeled,"Cloud Cover Southeastern United States"?