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Tracking Data Using Quickoffice on a Palm Handheld
Sixth graders keep track of the amount of garbage they threw away over 3 days time. They graph and analyze data and participate in discussions. They draw conclusions based on their data.
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New Review How Much Data is Enough?
The next time you read a magazine or watch the news, make note of how many graphs you see because they are everywhere! Here, scholars collect, enter, and graph data using computers. The graphs are then analyzed to aid in discussion of...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Historical Climate Cycles
What better way to make predictions about future weather and climate patterns than with actual climate data from the past? Young climatologists analyze data from 400,000 to 10,000 years ago to determine if climate has changed over time....
5th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast
You don't need a green screen! Here is your opportunity to be a weather person, presenting weather forecasts live to your peers. Groups analyze weather patterns and data to determine a three-day forecast and present it to their class...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
From A (Away) to Z (Zero)
Schools generate a lot of trash. This instructional activity has groups collect data about the amount of trash that people generate at school over a period of time. They sort the trash and determine the amounts based upon type. The class...
5th - 8th 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