In this activity, students explore three indicators of drought are: soil moisture, lack of precipitation, and decreased streamflows. Students investigate each of these parameters develop a sense for the effects of drought on land.
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This unit, created through the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI), helps students learn about each component of the energy budget formula and how the contribution of each component changes based on the location and the time of the year.
Examine a model and answer questions about dust transport around the world.
This is part of the Tropical Cyclone Counts Graphing Bundle and can be completed independently or with the other activities in the bundle.
This line graph shows how the surface temperature and air temperature values change over the course of 24 hours.
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.