Weather Symbols Review

Weather Symbols Review

Learning Target: I can make predictions using weather maps, weather symbols, and a map key.

Think about these questions today as we review what we know about the Sun, moon, and Earth:

  • How does the Sun affect the water in the ocean?
  • How does the Sun create wind?
  • What happens when two air masses meet?


  • Air PressureAir_Pressure_Visual
  • High Pressure area
  • Low pressure area
  • Cold front
  • Warm front
  • Stationary Front
  • Occluded Front
  • Precipitation

Engage (5 min.)  Choose one:


  • Sorting Symbols Activity (10 minutes)
  • Look at these weather maps and discuss what you notice:  Weather Maps – 2011  (5 min.)