54 - Understanding our weather

Join us on a meteorological journey and learn about how and why we experience different kinds of weather.

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Course overview

Modules: 5
Completion time
Completion time: 25 minutes
Difficulty level
Difficulty level: Intermediate

Course overview


An introduction to weather

Get an overview of the key elements that create weather and learn how it occurs in our environment.


The impact of global winds on our weather

Discover the natural phenomenon of global wind circulation and learn how its patterns affect our planet's weather.


The fundamentals of precipitation

Learn about the fundamentals of precipitation and find out how it occurs.


Meteorology and weather forecasting

Get an introduction to meteorology and learn how we predict the weather.


The rise of extreme weather

Take a closer look at the reasons why our planet is experiencing an increase in extreme weather events.

Test your knowledge

Answer a few questions to test what you've learned