The Undiscovered Land

Paste the map of the undiscovered land into your journal.

Labeling Air Mass Characteristics

  1. At 0°, 30°N and 60°N label your map with RISING air or FALLING air as appropriate.
  2. At 0°, 30°N and 60°N label your map with DRY air or MOIST air as appropriate.
  3. At 0°, 30°N and 60°N label your map with LOW pressure or HIGH pressure as appropriate.
  4. Between 0 ° and 30°N draw ARROWS showing the flow of the global winds (NE tradewinds).
  5. Between 30°N and 60°N draw ARROWS showing the flow of the global winds (Westerlies).
  6. Between 60°N and 90°N draw ARROWS showing the flow of the global winds (Polar Easterlies).

Labeling Effects of Insolation

  1. Label the latitudes where the received solar energy exceeds energy lost to space with the word WARMER.
  2. Label the latitudes where the solar energy lost to space exceeds the incoming energy with the word COOLER.

Precipitation

  1. Label areas of greater and lessor rainfall amounts.
  2. Where might the precip be in the form of winter snow?

Biomes

  1. Label an area where you might expect a RAINFOREST.
  2. Label an area where you might expect DESERT.
  3. Label an area where you might expect GRASSLAND.
  4. Label an area where you might expect DECIDUOUS FOREST.
  5. Label an area where you might expect CONIFEROUS FOREST.
  6. Label an area where you might expect TUNDRA.

Cities

Answer these questions with complete sentences in your journal.

  1. What city is likely the warmest?
  2. What city is likely the coldest?
  3. Why does Argos get more rain than Lagogo?
  4. What would Lagago's weather be like if Lake Lago wasn't there?
  5. Argenton gets more rain that Oroville. Why?
  6. Which city would you prefer to live in? Why?