BYU Independent Study - Online Courses



Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Debra Kay Beckstrom BS
Credits: 0.50

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In Meteorology, students will learn how severe weather conditions like hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms develop. In this nonmathematical look at meteorology, students will also learn why the earth has seasons and how water in the atmosphere affects weather.

Course Content:

1. The Atmosphere and the Earth's Seasons
2. Water and Atmospheric Stability
3. Condensation and Precipitation
4. Cumulative Review
5. Air Pressure and Wind
6. Air Masses and Weather Fronts
7. Severe Weather
8. Cumulative Review

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.