Type:

Other

Description:

This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in graphing a microset of data, then using the graphs to investigate trends in cloud coverage over a given locale. Students are provided content-related activities to enhance background knowledge in cloud types, and then are provided detailed instructions on how to download data from the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) and to use Excel to graph the data. The graphs are then used to explore trends in cloud coverage over Toronto, Ontario, Canada for a given time period. The lesson provides detailed procedure, related links and sample graphs, follow-up questions and extensions, and Teacher Notes.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508143638619T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-106,Earth system science,High School,Atmospheric science,Elementary School,General science,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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