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Description:

In this data analysis activity, students determine changes in snow and ice cover on the Earth's surface from 1994 to 2004. 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:

Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability,Informal Education,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,NSDL,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,High School,Authentic data use,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth system science,Geoscience,The nature of science:The scientific process,Atmospheric science,Engineering,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123745044T,Mathematics,History/Policy/Law,Earth Science,Technology,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Cryosphere,History of science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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