Scientifically-Interesting Stories

Scientifically-Interesting Story of Urban Heat Island: Lesson Resources

Scientifically-Interesting Story of Urban Heat Island

Are you looking for a storyline to use with your students that features NASA data?  Consider using the following resources in your classroom today!

Use these resources with your students to show how humans can impact the temperature of Earth’s surface through changing land cover. This storyline evidences the Urban Heat Islands created near the Great Lakes region by analyzing surface temperatures.

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