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Name ___________________

Period _______

Climate and Latitude

Climate is the __________ weather condition in an area over a _______ period of time

Latitude is the ____________North or South measured in ________ from the _________.

1. Why would latitude affect an area’s climate?

2. Draw a picture of how the sun’s rays hit the earth.

As you go around to each of the 12 stations you will read about a certain area. On your answer sheet you
will record the Name of the area, latitude, elevation which hemisphere it is in, and a few details about the
climate. You will highlight the areas on your world map and put the corresponding number to the station on
your world map and your answer sheet.

Station # ___________ Station # ___________ Station # ___________


Place Place Place
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Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________
Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________
Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________
Climate Description Climate Description Climate Description
Station # ___________ Station # ___________ Station # ___________
Place Place Place
________________________ ________________________ ________________________
Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________
Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________
Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________
Climate Description Climate Description Climate Description

Station # ___________ Station # ___________ Station # ___________


Place Place Place
________________________ ________________________ ________________________
Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________
Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________
Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________
Climate Description Climate Description Climate Description
Station # ___________ Station # ___________ Station # ___________
Place Place Place
________________________ ________________________ ________________________
Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________ Latitude ______________
Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________ Elevation _____________
Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________ Hemisphere ___________
Climate Description Climate Description Climate Description

3. How do the climate of Mexico City and Bombay compare with each other?

4. What are their similarities?

5. What are their differences?

6. In most cases were the climates similar at similar latitudes? Why or why not?

7. Did all locations experience the same seasons at the same time? Why or why not?

8. Was there any connection between closeness to a body of water and climate? Why or why not?

9. How might elevation affect climate?

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