How do warm-water currents affect the coastal areas along which they flow?
Why would places near the north with the same latitude have very different climates?
A surface current effects the ________________ of nearby land.
The _______ of a mountain range is the side that receives a lot of precipitation and can have lots of vegetation (plants).
The _______ of a mountain range is the side that receives very little to no precipitation and must have drought resistant vegetation (plants).
What do ocean currents carry that MOST affects climates?
What causes clouds to form and precipitate before they go over a mountain?
Where are clouds most likely to begin forming?
Choose the answer that correctly completes the blanks in order to describe lake effect snow:
_________ wind blows across __________water; moisture condenses into clouds, and is then released in large amounts of snow as the clouds move over _________ land.
Cities located near large lakes are likely to get