Students analyze four data visualizations focused on the topic of sea level. They use a jigsaw method to explore and communicate their findings with their peers.
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Watch NASA videos about aerosols and volcanic ash and answer questions.
Students will describe the changes in a newly-formed volcanic island over the first three years of its life.
Compare images from two volcanic eruptions in the Kuril Islands which occurred ten years apart and complete a graphic organizer for impacts on different Earth spheres.
The students will review the NASA Space Place video, "What are Tectonic Plates?", and answer questions about tectonic plates.
In Unearthing Data: Phytoplankton Part 2, Dr. Brad Hegyi explains the last three steps of a "data dig". These steps will guide students in some techniques for asking and answering questions before summarizing their results.
In this video, Dr. Brad Hegyi discusses the thought process for analyzing data. He introduces ways to approach data to find interesting stories and identifies five steps for a data exploration or “data dig”