Unit 1: Geography of the Eastern Hemisphere What is the Eastern Hemisphere? What is the difference between Weather and Climate? • Weather is …. • Climate is …. What is the difference between Weather and Climate? • Weather is …. Weather is the condition of the atmosphere on a daily basis. For example, the weather is sunny today. • Climate is …. Climate is based on the average of the weather characteristics of a region over a long period of time, sometimes a hundred years. Climates include such categories as tropical, temperate, arid. How can we track our own climate and weather? • We can use a ______________________________. • Let’s Make Our Own!! • What do we need to include on our graph? • How can we find the information? Writing Assignment: • In your own words, please explain the difference between weather and climate. In addition, why isn’t there a “climate channel”?