viernes, 11 de abril de 2014

The environment: CLIMATE.

After the first part of this topic: RIVERS. Let's move onto another important part of the Environment: THE CLIMATE

Before going indeep with this topic maybe it would be great to have a look to a video, but please pay attention to it because at the end you have to answer this two questions:

  • What two factors can define a climate?
  • How many climate zones are there at the Earth?


CLIMATE

WEATHER can change in a few minutes.

CLIMATE is a region's characteristic temperature, wind or precipitation over a long time

THE EARTH'S CLIMATE.
The distance for the equator determinate how much heat it takes.
  • TROPICAL ZONE. It is very hot every year. 

  • TEMPERATE ZONE: 
    • There are warm summers.
    • There are  cold  winteres. 
    • Some parts are rainy and at another place it is dry.
  • POLAR ZONE:
    • It is very cold.
    • Around the North and South Pole. 

CLIMATE IN SPAIN
  • ATLANTIC CLIMATE:
    • This is the mild climate.
    • It is on Cantabrian Coast and in Galicia.
    • Rainfall is abundant all year round.
  • MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE:
    • It is the climate near Mediterranean Sea.
    • Summers are hot.
    • Winters are mild.
    • Rainfall is light.

  • SUBTROPICAL CLIMATE:
    • This is the climate of Canary Islands.
    • It is hot all year round.
    • Rainfall is limited to some months of the year.

  • CONTINENTAL CLIMATE:
    • This is the climate of central Spain.
    • Summers are hot.
    • Winters are cold.
    • Rainfall is irregular. 



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