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The transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties by massive motion within the atmosphere, especially by such motion directed upward.

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Convection Causes Wind: Part 1
From YouTube, produced by Rod Benson Helena
Convection is very difficult to see.  The video is a narrative, step-by-step demonstration that includes good explanations. This activity provides a way for students to actually see convection and helps them understand what causes wind.  (02:48)
November 24, 2008 at 11:02 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Convection Causes Wind: Part II
From YouTube, produced by Ward's Natural Science
This demonstration simulates warm air rising and cold air sinking. 9th grade science teacher, Rod Benson, does a step-by-step,  narrative demonstration that includes explanations. (02:05)
November 24, 2008 at 11:05 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Thunderstorm in Time-Lapse
From YouTube, produced by Arthur Griffey
This is a time-lapse of a thunderstorm showing how the rain forms and falls to the ground.  (00:36)
August 14, 2013 at 10:06 AM
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Convective Clouds
From YouTube, produced by Arthur Griffey
This video starts with a almost clear sky then cumulus clouds form and grow to cover the whole sky. The clouds build up to a storm then die out as the sun sets. (02:25)
August 24, 2013 at 05:54 AM
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