Responding to Alcohol: What's Important?
Young scholars examine the effects on motor functions in mice. They make observations and graph their data. They analyze the data and draw conclusions in each of the three experiments.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Get the Picture - Severe Weather Graphs and Other Visual Representations
Whereas the lesson is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help to clarify...
5th - 9th Science
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Radio JOVE Data Analysis
It is common knowledge that Saturn and Uranus have rings, but did you know that Jupiter also has rings created by meteorite impacts on its 67 moons? Scholars use the Radio JOVE data coming from Jupiter to calibrate the equipment,...
11th - 12th Science 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
Using Vegetation, Precipitation, and Surface Temperature to Study Climate Zones
Using NASA's Live Access Server, earth scientists compare the temperature, precipitation, and normalized difference vegetation index for four different locations. They use the data to identify the climate zone of each location using...
6th - 12th Science
Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone
Students create and analyze graphs using archived atmospheric data to compare the ozone levels of selected regions around the world. They locate and identify geographical regions using latitude and longitude. Students graph archived...
7th - 12th Science