This lesson introduces students to meteorology.
• To be able to describe what meteorology is.
To be able to know the different tools and instruments needed in meteorology.
To be able to list the four main weather components and the five ways in which weather is explained.
Meteorology is the science that studies the changes that happen in the atmosphere. Meteorology is extremely important as it allows people to be able to predict and forecast the weather. Meteorologists are scientists that study meteorology. They depend on thousands of weather stations, which are placed all over the world on land and at sea. Measurements are taken at all the stations, and then are sent to weather centers so that the information can be studied and analyzed.