Exploring Climate and Plant Growth
Essential Question
How do Earth's different climate conditions affect where, when, and how plants grow?
Weather Map
Air Temperatures
How do air temperatures influence tulip growth?
Weather Map canada global air temperatures

North America
Weather Underground

Eurasia Global
Factors that Influence Air Temperature
Earth-Sun model The Sun heats the Earth through the seasons, some parts more, some parts less.
Weather Map What is the relationship between temperature and latitude?
How do the oceans — and other large bodies of water — affect air temperature?
ocean currents/temperatures canada  
Atlantic | Pacific

Surface Temperatures

Explore the relationship between wind and temperature
temp and winds

Global wind

Wind and Temperature

Wind Speed

Air temperature is colder at higher elevations.
Elevation United States Elevation Canada global topo map
United States Canada Global