In This Lesson You Will…

  • Learn about Massachusetts’s climate and how geography plays a role in the climate and weather experienced in the state.
  • Discuss the different weather related impacts on Massachusetts.

3-ESS2-2: Obtain and summarize information about the climate of different regions of the world to illustrate that typical weather conditions over a year vary by region.

8.MS-ESS2-6: Describe how interactions involving the ocean affect weather and climate on a regional scale, including the influence of the ocean temperature as mediated by energy input from the Sun and energy loss due to evaporation or redistribution via ocean currents.

View the 2016 Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework