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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.

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.

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.

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.

Students will analyze and interpret a scatter 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.

The Sahara Desert is a near-uninterrupted brown band of sand and scrub across the northern third of Africa. The Amazon rain forest is a dense green mass of humid jungle that covers northeast South America.

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