Students survey an area using skills in compass reading, data recording, sketching, and making accurate measurements. They take data gathered in the field and creat a digital version that can manuipulated and analyzed.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Using Radiosonde Data From a Weather Balloon Launch
Learners 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
Lesson 2: Fight the Flu: Mapping
What is a map and what does it have to do with the flu? Traditional ideas are put to the test to expand kids' understanding of what constitutes a map as they split into groups and research 10 different concepts of mapping. In the second...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
Environmental Agents of Mathematics: Mathematics for Change
High schoolers analyze environmental science data using Math. They do research about renewable energy, gather data, create graphs and interpret their findings. Then the group presents their arguments persuasively using their findings to...
9th - 10th Math