Interpreting Your Data
For this water quality sampling worksheet, students organize and analyze their data from samples they have collected. After analyzing based on 9 guide questions, they complete 18 short answer questions about fish, benthic, and plant sampling.
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Play Ball! – Or Not…Making a Decision Using Weather Data
Should the game go on or not? An engaging lesson asks small groups to make a decision using weather data. After analyzing a map, an updated forecast, and radar information, groups have to decide whether to cancel a baseball game. They...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Climate Change or Climate Variability: Making Sense of U.S. Temperature and Precipitation Data
Is climate change real or fake news? Scholars use provided temperature and precipitation data to identify whether climate is changing. They consider the effect of changing climate on agriculture and the environment.
7th - 12th Science
Using Math to Analyze Data
No one wants to be average, so mathematicians use the term mean instead of average. The video explains how to calculate the mean, how to calculate the percent error, and why this information is important. Finally, the video considers the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Radiosonde Data From a Weather Balloon Launch
Students interpret radiosonde data from a weather balloon launch to distinguish the characteristics of the lower atmosphere. After a brief discussion of the various layers of the atmosphere, students analyze the way pressure and...
7th - 12th Science
Weather and Climate Data Exploration
Access local temperature data online, graph averages, and critique it. Learners listen to a scenario where weather and climate are confused, and then answer questions to differentiate the two. The lesson itself is compact, but there is a...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable