Learn about the five major climate zones in the United States with this map based on the Köppen classification system, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The media and support materials will help students organize their thinking about typical weather patterns in each climate zone.
To view the Background Essay and Teaching Tips for this image, go to Support Materials below. This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA. Click here for the full collection of resources.