The resource explores continentality effect in San Francisco. Water bodies including Oceans influence the climate condition of locations lying in the same latitude. Inland areas tend to have a different climate (continental) while coastal areas also tend to have a distinct climate (maritime) even when these areas lie in the same latitude. The resource is recommended.
English Language Arts
Reading: Science & Technical Subjects (6-12)
6-8.RST.1 Analyze what science and technical texts say explicitly as well as inferentially; cite several pieces of textual evidence to support the analysis.
ESS2: Earth's Systems
6.ESS2.5 Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses result in changes in weather conditions.
LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
7.LS2.4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.