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Other

Description:

Students will examine seasonal cloud coverage data in North Carolina (or their local area), and analyze data to determine whether there is a correlation between season, cloud cover and type of cloud most prevalent during each season. 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,NSDL,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,Authentic data use,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth system science,Seasonal variations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123346980T,Atmospheric science,High School,Clouds and Cloud Cover,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,Mathematics,Earth Science,Geoscience,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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