Passage of a Depression – interactive animation
Depressions from our Weather and Climate teacher’s guide
Cold and Warm fronts activities for differentiation and revision
Finding weather features on a synoptic chart
Mid latitude weather systems basics: Teachers Notes, Introduction to the formation of a depression and Student Worksheet, more detailed PowerPoint about the formation of a depression, Student Worksheet – passage of a depression and
practise drawing a cross section through a depression PowerPoint exercise.
Identify the features of a depression on a simple weather map.
Cold and warm fronts – some activities for differentiation and revision.
Using WOW data to investigate a depression passing across the UK with worksheets for students including isoline drawing practice.
What is the weather? Work out what the weather is like at several UK locations based on some simplified weather maps.
Isotherm and Isobar drawing exercise based on a depression: student worksheet. A simpler version of the T/ isotherm map can be found here or a complete depression based exercise where students draw contours of temperature, pressure and precipitation to work out what the system looks like: Student worksheet and notes for teachers.