We all know that warm air rises, but how does this scientific fact influence our weather and create those flows of air molecules that we know of as wind? In this episode of SciShow, Hank explains where wind comes from, what factors influence it, and how fast it can go! (3:10 min.)

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CurioCity resources which align with Saskatchewan's Science Grade 10 Curriculum Unit on Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary IV Environmental Science and Technology content area: The Earth and Space.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary IV Applied Science and Technology content area: The Earth and Space.

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CurioCity resources which align with the Nunavut Experiential Science 10 Unit 2 on Climatology and Meteorology.

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Hosts of Veritasium and Smarter Every Day conduct the same experiment on opposite sides of the globe to prove the Coriolis Effect is real. Synch with northern hemisphere video http://www.explorecuriocity.org/Content.aspx?contentid=3754 for best effect.

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Hosts of Veritasium and Smarter Every Day conduct the same experiment on opposite sides of the globe to prove the Coriolis Effect is real. Synch with southern hemisphere video http://www.explorecuriocity.org/Content.aspx?contentid=3755 for best effect.

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CurioCity resources which align with the Newfoundland and Labrador Science 2200 Unit 2: Weather Dynamics.

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary I & II Science and Technology content area: Earth and Space (Geological and Geophysical Phenomena).

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CurioCity resources which align with the Northwest Territories Experiential Science 10 Unit 2 on Climatology and Meteorology.

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