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CLIP 11180

The changing seasons - winter weather

The changing seasons - winter weather
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Key Info
  • The changing seasons - winter weather
  • Duration: 01:00
  • An explanation of why the weather changes in the winter months. Differences can be measured in the amount of rainfall, the temperature, and the wind speed and direction. Winter is a colder time of year in the UK because the sun is very low in the sky and the days are shorter. This means the air and the ground have less time in which to get warm.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Weather and Climate

  • Keywords: autumn, winter, season, temperature, thermometer, wind speed, rainfall, wind direction, sun
Ideas for use in class
  • Good diagrams help to explain the position of the sun in the winter months and the effect this has on the weather.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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