Weather and Climate
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook is a great place to observe weather. Located near downtown Los Angeles, this urban park offers a 360 degree view of the Los Angeles Basin from the mighty Pacific Ocean to the majestic surrounding mountains and the city below. Your students will have the opportunity to interact with our distance learning specialists to learn about weather, climate and the story of this unique place perched above one of the largest urban hubs in California.
Science (see Content Standards for specific information)
Number of Lessons & Time Required
2 In Class Lessons (45-50 minutes each)
1 Videoconference Lesson from Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook (45-50 minutes)
Environmental Stewardship Lead Teacher
Dorsey High School, Los Angeles Unified School District
Director of Interpretation
Los Angeles Audubon
The Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook PORTS Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Toyota USA Foundation and by the California State Parks Foundation.