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In this activity, students explore the Urban Heat Island Effect phenomenon by collecting temperatures of different materials with respect to their locations. This activity was modified from The NASA PUMAS Collection's "What makes cities hot?
To investigate the different rates of heating and cooling of certain materials on earth in order to understand the heating dynamics that take place in the Earth’s atmosphere.
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.
Use the Data Literacy Map Cubes to familiarize yourself with and interpret the model.
Students observe seasonal images of Monthly Normalized Difference Vegetation, looking for any changes in vegetation that are occurring throughout the year.
Analyze these Landsat images of Atlanta, Georgia to explore the relationship between surface temperature and vegetation.
This story map allows students to explore the urban heat island effect using land surface temperature and vegetation data in a 5 E-learning cycle.
Students observe monthly images of changing vegetation patterns, looking for seasonal changes occurring throughout 2017.