This mini lesson engages students in writing a commentary for a NASA video regarding changes in global temperatures from 1880 to 2017.
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Use a double bar chart to compare the number of tropical cyclones in different locations.
Students interpret a graph of surface temperatures taken from city districts.
Learners will analyze and interpret a box plot and evaluate the spread of the data. Learners will compare it with a different visualization of the data to see how the two compare, discuss the limitations of the two types of data displays and formulate questions.
This is part of the Tropical Cyclone Counts Graphing Bundle and can be completed independently or with the other activities in the bundle.
Students examine satellite images of a recently formed island to identify areas of erosion and deposition.
Watch NASA videos about aerosols and volcanic ash and answer questions.
Examine a model and answer questions about dust transport around the world.
Students will describe the changes in a newly-formed volcanic island over the first three years of its life.
Students observe images, individually, looking for changes in surface air temperatures (using data displayed, unit of measure, range of values, etc.) and patterns noticeable within the maps.