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Description:

In this data analysis activity, Students will plot and analyze a time series of data for high cloud coverage from a specified location (home or school) and determine whether or not a seasonal pattern exists. The lesson includes step-by-step instructions for use of the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS), guiding students through selection of a data set from a location of their choice, 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:

Earth Science,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Grade 7,Middle School,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123852712T,Atmospheric science,Grade 6,Earth system science,Water cycle,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,Engineering,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth, moon and sun:Seasons,Mathematics,evaporation,Technology,Geoscience,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability

Language:

English

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