BrainPOP UK

Wind

It’s not just a load of hot air — wind is really cool! In this BrainPOP UK Tim and Moby tackle the mystery of where wind comes from and what, exactly, it is. In this educational, animated movie you’ll find out how the sun plays an important role in the creation of wind. You’ll also learn about the effect of local geography on wind patterns, and how the Earth’s rotation affects wind currents from the equator. Finally, Tim defines some jargon you may have heard, including jet streams, prevailing winds, doldrums, and trade winds. This movie will really blow your mind!

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Wind