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Other

Description:

Accessing, graphing and analyzing data are skills emphasized in this lesson. Using the S'COOL (Students' Cloud Observations On-Line) website, students will download NASA data on cloud cover, temperature, pressure, and relative humidity to generate a series of graphs. Those graphs will then be used by students to analyze data trends and answer accompanying questions. Three examples of graphed data are included as a reference. This lesson uses student- and citizen science-friendly microsets of authentic NASA Earth system science data from the MY NASA DATA project. It also includes related links and lesson extensions.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > 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:

NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124137488T,Mathematics,Earth Science,Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft,CERES,Upper Elementary,Atmospheric science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability,Middle School,Elementary School,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Clouds and cloud cover,Earth system science,Engineering,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Weather,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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