Climographs

This Climographs lesson plan also includes:

In the second instructional activity of a five-part series, young climatologists use provided temperature and precipitation data to create climographs of three different cities. They then analyze these climographs to develop a general understanding of how ocean currents affect climate.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class research temperature and precipitation of a local city and create a climograph
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils need to know how to create line graphs and bar graphs
  • Lesson builds on knowledge of ocean currents from previous lesson
Pros

  • Includes reproducible blank climographs
  • Teacher guide contains links to websites for further information
Cons

  • There is no example of a climograph shown in the lesson, so some students may find it confusing to create one