Weather vs Climate

Perform an internet search for the following videos:

  • “Weather Versus Climate Change” posted 5/2014
  • “Global Warming 101 YouTube” posted 5/2007

 Consider and discuss the following questions:

  • How are weather and climate related?  What does a particularly cold winter in the Midwest tell you about global climate?
  • Both videos make it clear that the climate has changed many times over the history of the Earth.  What is different about the current changes in climate?