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Formative Assessment

Activity 3: Formative Assessment

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Use this website to review the World Climates: 

www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/interactive_climate_map/climate_map.html

Work with a partner to review what you have learned about each of the world climates. Be sure to talk about at least one location in each of these climatic areas:

  • Low Latitude Climates
  • Midlatitude and Subtropical Climates
  • High Latitude Climates

Choose one of the sites on the map to explore further. Add to the paragraph description of that site by considering additional information provided on the site. Example: Temperate Forest of Wisconsin

Add additional information about:

  • Characteristics
  • Precipitation
  • Temperature
  • Controlling Factors
  • Subtypes