Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Wind
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Bill Nye explains that wind is caused by the heating and the cooling of the Earth. The Sun warms the air, causing it to move faster and spread out, and cold air pushes the warm air up. Wind comes from all different directions since it moves with the rotation of the Earth.

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    Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth's surface.

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