Rain shadows Welcome to BFSU: › Forums › Volume Three › Learning Progression D. Earth and Space Science (overview) › Lesson D-16. Climate and Weather II: Why Winds Blow East, West, and in Circles (The Coriolis Effect) › Rain shadows This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 4 years, 1 month ago by Bernard Nebel. Viewing 0 reply threads Author Posts October 5, 2019 at 3:47 pm #8022 Bernard NebelKeymaster The following video gives contrasting pictures of the wet and dry sides of mountain ranges and an explanation of the rain shadow effect. Have students consider the rain shadow’s effect on ecosystems and the biological diversity on the two sides. Please post comments or questions. Author Posts Viewing 0 reply threads You must be logged in to reply to this topic.