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 temperature change with a change in altitude. Students collect atmosphere data and create a graph.

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7th - 12th
Life Science
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