List of all Atmosphere Maps, Graphs, and Data

Students will analyze and interpret a box plot and evaluate the spread of the data. Students will compare it with a different visualization of the data to see how the two compare.

Tropical cyclones are sometimes called hurricanes or typhoons. The image is a model of the number of tropical cyclones around the world from 1842 – 2017.

The student will analyze and interpret a histogram and evaluate the spread of the data. Students will compare it with a different visualization of the data to see how the two compare.

Tropical cyclones are sometimes called hurricanes. Some areas of the world have more tropical cyclones that others. The number of tropical cyclones from 1842-2017 is shown on the map below.

Whether or not you are an elementary, middle, or high school science teacher, we bet that you observe and investigate air temperatures or (their effects) with your students.  Changing air temperatures are cyclical and predictable, but also are rising beyond the normal range due to a variety of fa

Purpose:  Consider using this mini-lesson during the last 10 minutes of the class period/lesson to assess students formative learning. 

Fire is a powerful force on our planet. From South America's rainforests to Africa's savannas and Australia's highlands, fires touch 30 percent of the land surface. Yet whether naturally occurring or set by humans, fires' effects reach far beyond ravaged lands.

Drought conditions have affected much of the U.S. Southwest and Central Plains in recent years. But scientists now believe future droughts in the last half of this century could be the worst in the past millennium.