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Earths Atmosphere and Its Seasons CD-ROM

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Earth's Atmosphere and It's Season's helps students investigate and understand the causes of the seasons, Earth-Sun relationships, the composition of the atmosphere, the greenhouse effect, and more.

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    Earth's Atmosphere and It's Season's helps students investigate and understand the causes of the seasons, Earth-Sun relationships, the composition of the atmosphere, Sun's role as the main source of energy that drives weather and climate, the greenhouse effect, and more. Clear, narrated explanations along with thought-provoking review questions and lab activities, a visual index, clickable glossary, colorful animations, and video clips provide a fun way to learn many important lessons about weather and climate.


    Version 1.1 adds student quiz scoring that can be used to generate a printed record of the student's responses to the quizzes. You may print the record, save it to file, or email it through your computer's print dialog or document viewer. Version 1.1 appears in a window on the desktop. The window can be moved and resized. Version 1.2 is compatible with Mac OS® X Yosemite (10.10).


    Your students will investigate:

    • Different types of weather and how it impacts them.
    • Differences between weather and climate.
    • The composition of air, and the important roles of water vapour and carbon dioxide.
    • Why we have seasons.
    • Earth’s motions and orientation in relation to the Sun.
    • Why the amount of solar energy received on Earth varies for different latitudes.
    • The nature of solar radiation. paths taken by solar radiation.
    • The greenhouse effect. how colour influences the amount of light reflected by a surface.
    • How to convert Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures. why land and water heat up and cool off differently.
    • How ocean currents, altitude, and prevailing winds influence temperature.


    System Requirements: Macintosh:
     PowerPC™ G5 or Intel® Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster; RAM: 1 GB; Mac OS® X 10.4.11 or later. Windows: Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent); RAM: 1 GB; Windows® XP, Vista®, 7, or 8.1.