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World climate zones, a sentence loops exercise

Access the following web-link:


http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/climate-zones-across-the-globe/11182.html.
Watch, and listen very carefully to the short movie clip to discover more about the
worlds climate zones.
Next, read the various statements below. Then, cut them out and put them in the
correct order to provide a paragraph about the worlds climate zones.

there is a temperate climate with four seasons. The Mediterranean

here and few people or animals live in this region. At the Equator,

cloud cover, humidity and wind. Climate is an average

is repeated travelling south of the Equator as it gets cooler

of the weather conditions in a large area over 30 years or more.

there is a tropical climate with rain forests and two seasons. The pattern

again, before reaching the Antarctic in the high latitudes.

Weather is the day to day state of the atmosphere over a short

places on Earth can be found here. The conditions mean that very

climate is further south again, closer to the Equator. The worlds

period of time. It is a combination of temperature, precipitation,

deserts are very close to the Equator. The hottest places on Earth are located

few people or animals live in the Arctic. Further south in the mid-latitudes

The Arctic climate is located at higher latitudes, and some of the coldest

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World climate zones, a sentence loops exercise

Answer:

Weather is the day to day state of the atmosphere over a short period of time. It is
a combination of temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, humidity and wind.
Climate is an average of the weather conditions in a large area over 30 years or
more.

The Arctic climate is located at higher latitudes, and some of the coldest places on
Earth can be found here. The conditions mean that very few people or animals live
in the Arctic. Further south in the mid-latitudes there is a temperate climate with
four seasons. The Mediterranean climate is further south again, closer to the
Equator. The worlds deserts are very close to the Equator. The hottest places on
Earth are located here and few people or animals live in this region. At the Equator,
there is a tropical climate with rain forests and two seasons.

The pattern is repeated travelling south of the Equator as it gets cooler again, before
reaching the Antarctic in the high latitudes.

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