The Wheather and Breeze Project
What is wind?
Wind is air motion and it is heated by the earth's surface.
What is a sea breeze?
Air over the land gets hot and expands and moves up to the sky. The sea breeze which is cooler rushes in to the land to take the warm air's place. We feel a nice, cool breeze.
What is a land breeze?
It's air above the warmer surface .
What is the jet stream?
The jet stream is a fast flowing river of air found in the atmosphere.
What are global wind?
It is warm air from the equator.
What are prevailing westerlies?
It's warm wind that moves toward the poles.