# 2TTO China climate

Program
Homework: absolute and relative distance

Climate in China
- repeat climates first class
- Köppen-system

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Slide 1: Tekstslide
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In deze les zitten 24 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

Lesduur is: 60 min

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Program
Homework: absolute and relative distance

Climate in China
- repeat climates first class
- Köppen-system

Assignments

#### Slide 3 -Tekstslide

Absolute distance

the westernmost place - the easternmost place
= 4900 km

the northernmost place - the southernmost place
= 3900 km

#### Slide 4 -Tekstslide

Relative distance
a. The relative distance between Beijing and Ürümqi by train? ………….……

#### Slide 5 -Tekstslide

Relative distance
b. The relative distance between Beijing and Los Angeles by plane? ………….……

#### Slide 6 -Tekstslide

The relative distance between Shanghai and Rotterdam by boat (in days)?

#### Slide 7 -Open vraag

Relative distance
d. For whom and why is the relative
distance between Shanghai and
Rotterdam by boat important?

#### Slide 8 -Tekstslide

Climate
- climates first class
- climates in China
- Köppen-system

#### Slide 9 -Tekstslide

What climates do you know from class 1?

#### Slide 11 -Tekstslide

What climate does NOT occur in China?
A
Tropical climate
B
Alpine climate
C
Desert climate
D

#### Slide 12 -Quizvraag

How is precipitation displayed in a climate graph?

#### Slide 14 -Tekstslide

Köppen climate system
- German/Russian biologist
- 1918
- based on plant life for example palmtrees
- 5 main climates ==> capital letter A, B, C, D and E
- behind that two more letters

#### Slide 17 -Video

Step 1
Is it very dry?
==> B (dry)

Second letter
- No rain at all ==> BW (woestijn)
- Three months of little rain ==> BS (steppe)

NOTE
The second letter in dry climates is a capital letter.

#### Slide 18 -Tekstslide

Step 2
Coldest month (winter) over 18°C
==> A (tropical)

Warmest month (summer) below 10°C
==> E (polar)

Coldest month below -3°C and warmest month above 10°C
==> D (continental)

Coldest month between 18°C and -3°C
==> C (maritime)

#### Slide 19 -Tekstslide

Step 3
Main climate: A (tropical), C (maritime) or D (continental)?

Second letter
Look at the distribution of the precipitation throughout the year:
- No dry period ==> f
- Dry summer ==> s
- Dry winter ==> w

NOTE
The second letter in these climates is a normal letter.

#### Slide 20 -Tekstslide

Step 4
Main climate: E (polar)?

Second letter
Look at the temperature in the summer and the altitude of the location.
- Warmest month between 0°C and 10°C  ==> T (toendra)
- Warmest month below 0°C  ==> F (frost)
- High in the mountains ==> H (hooggebergte)

NOTE
The second letter in polar climates is a capital letter.

A-climate
B-climate
D-climate
E-climate

#### Slide 22 -Sleepvraag

Which photo was taken in a maritime climate ?
A
B
C
D

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