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Regional differences in solar radiation create the global wind belts and influence climate.

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    Global Wind Belts

    Global Wind Belts

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes how regional differences in solar radiation create global wind belts.
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    Wind Patterns

    Wind Patterns

    by CK-12 //basic
    Explains what global wind patterns are and why they happen.
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    Global Wind Belts Quiz - MS ES

    Global Wind Belts Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews how regional differences in solar radiation create global wind belts.
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    Winds of Discovery

    Winds of Discovery

    by CK-12 //basic
    For the European expansion of the 15th and 16th centuries to take place, mariners needed to understand global winds and surface ocean currents. These explorers were motivated by the desire to acquire riches, spices and slaves.
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    The Jet Stream

    The Jet Stream

    by CK-12 //basic
    Jet streams form where two air masses with very different characteristics meet. Jet streams can influence the weather where they flow.
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