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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Weather and Atmospheric Environment Laboratory
Course Number: METO 3L
Course Objectives:
  • 1) Using a sling psychrometer determine the relative humidity and dew point inside the class and outside the building. 2) Using the temperature data provided and the saturation mixing ratio table, calculate relative humidity. 3) On the meteogram identify when the cold front and/or warm front passed each given location. 4) Calculate the noon sun angle for the dates and locations listed. 5) Using the data provided on the map, identify/dram the locations of the warm and/or cold fronts, the dry line (if present), and general wind directions.
  • Students will be able to interpret and analyze weather data.
  • Students will be able to predict/forecast weather patterns based on trends in available data.
  • Students will be able to comprehend common weather phenomena.
  • Students will be able to Analyze the socio-economic impact of weather and climate change.
  • Students will be able to assess current weather conditions and explain the processes that created these conditions.
  • Students will be able to use electronic and analog equipment in weather data collection.