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Description:

This lesson examines data in several formats in order to determine the presence or absence of seasonal variability in tropospheric nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations. Step-by-step instructions for use of the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) guide students through selecting a data set, importing the data into a spreadsheet, creating graphs, and analyzing data plots. The lesson provides detailed procedures, related links and sample graphs, follow-up questions, extensions, and teacher notes. Designed for student use, MY NASA DATA LAS samples micro datasets from large scientific data archives, and provides structured investigations engaging students in exploration of real data to answer real world questions.

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:

Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,Authentic data use,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,Grade 9,Atmospheric science,Earth system science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,High School,Grade 10,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Earth Science,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123944255T,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability

Language:

English

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