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MET 101L: Introduction to Meteorology Lab (1 credit)

Course Description

Introduction to Meteorology Lab is an introductory lab intended for non-science majors and prospective science teachers. This lab includes exercises with meteorological data and measurement systems. Characteristics of Hawaiian winds, temperatures, and rainfall will be covered. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in MET 101.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the scientific method to study Earth's atmosphere: Define a problem for a study, gather and record data, analyze the data, arrive at appropriate conclusions, and report the findings in written or other appropriate form.
  • Use various meteorological data, such as satellite imagery, radar imagery, Stuve diagrams and surface pressure maps, to analyze the atmosphere and forecast weather.
  • Use the metric system, scientific notation, graphs, and meteorological and basic statistical measurements.
  • Write a lab report using the standard scientific format.

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