PHY 116 Physical Science - Meteorology - Course Outline
 
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Meteorologist Rich Hoffman
PHY 116 -- FARMINGDALE STATE

Contact Professor Hoffman
hoffmard@farmingdale.edu

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Monday and Wednesday 1:40 to 2:55pm (CRN 90832) and 3:05pm to 4:20pm (CRN 91748)
PHY 116 Physical Science - Meteorology - Course Outline
A descriptive course in elementary meteorology that will introduce the student to weather analysis and forecasting. Topics covered will be Temperature, Clouds, Precipitation, Synoptic weather charts, Air Masses, Low and High Pressure Areas, Frontal Systems, Thunderstorms, Weather Forecasting, and Local Weather. Weather charts will be analyzed and students will make their own weather forecasts.
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SCHEDULE AND CLASS NOTES - Course Outline & Syllabus

FINAL: WHAT TO KNOW....

FINAL TIMES..

Monday/Wednesday 1:40PM-2:50PM Class
Final Test Chapters 1-11
DECEMBER 17TH 1:40pm-4:20pm


Monday/Wednesday 3:05pm-4:20pm Class
Final Test Chapters 1-11
DECEMBER 19TH-1:40pm-4:20pm

1. Know what season we are in or about to go into. What is important about it? Chapter 2

2. Levels of the atmosphere. Chapter 1

3. What makes air Stable or Unstable. chapter 4

4. Pages 100 to 104- Test 2 Understand stable and unstable air - Environmental lapse rate Chapter 4 Test 4...You also need to Convert..

5. Think of all the things that go with unstable air. Type of clouds and precipitation Chapter 4 and 5

6. Wind flow- clockwise, counter clockwise how do storm systems move. Surface winds and winds aloft with pressure.

7.Weather patterns. What happens with low pressure and all the properties with fronts. Air masses Chapter 8, 9

8. Know what happens in your location in reference to where low pressure is. Clouds, precipitation, wind direction. Chapter 9 PAGE 241 MID LATITUDE CYCLONE - think test 4.

9. thunderstorms - tornadoes and hurricanes - Basic Concepts.

What is happening in all locations around Low Pressure.

CHECK BACK ON THIS PAGE FOR FINAL GRADE --

1:40PM CLASS CHECK TUESDAY December 18 INTO WEDNESDAY Decembet 19th - Grades are due December 20th.
3:05PM CLASS CHECK THURSDAY NIGHT December 20th into FRIDAY MORNING December 21st - Grades are due December 24th.

QUESTIONS EMAIL ME: HOFFMARD@FARMINGDALE.EDU


Please Read Each Chapter in the book, which goes with
Class notes
9-19 -Chapter 1 / Chapter 2
& Review
10-8 - Chapter 4 10-24 - Chapter 6 11-12 - Chapter 9 11-28 - Chapter 10 , Chapter 11 Dec 14th Study/Make Up Day

9-5- Chapter 1

1st Day of Class

9-24- Test 1
(Chapter 1 & 2)

10-10 - Chapter 4 , Chapter 5

10-29 - Chapter 7 11-14 - Chapter 9 12-3 - Chapter 11 12-17- 1:40pm Class
Final Test Chapters 1-11
Dec
17th

1:40pm-4:20pm

9-10 - Chapter 1 9-26 - Chapter 3 10-15 -Chapter 5/ Review
10-31- Chapter 7 ,
Chapter 8
11-19 - Chapter 9 ,
Chapter 10
12-5 - Chapter 11 /Review 12-19 3:05pm Class
Final Test Chapters 1-11
Dec
19th
1:40pm-4:20pm
9-12 - Chapter 1 10-1 - Chapter 3 10-17 - Test 2
(Chapters 3-4-5)
11-5 - Chapter 8 /Review 11-21 NO CLASS 12-10 - TEST 4
(Chapters 9-10-11)
FINAL NOTES

Exam Schedule
9-17- Chapter 2 10-3 -Chapter 4 10-22 - Chapter 6
11-7 - Test 3
(Chapters 6-7-8)
11-26 - Chapter 10 12-12 - Final Review Chapters 1-11
Last day of class
 

QUESTIONS EMAIL ME: HOFFMARD@FARMINGDALE.EDU