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Learn About Weather

University of Exeter

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Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join:

  • Why the sky is blue
    Why the sky is blue
    video

    Why is the sky blue? Why does the sky go red at sunrise and sunset? This Met Office video explains how colour wavelengths affect how we see the skies.

  • Introducing weather fronts
    Introducing weather fronts
    video

    Weather fronts are the boundaries between air masses. Watch Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin demonstrate a front using a tank of coloured water.

  • How clouds form
    How clouds form
    video

    This Met Office video explores clouds including; how cloud droplets are formed from condensation nuclei and how much a cloud can weigh.

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