This activity is one of a series in the collection, The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change activities.
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Students will analyze surface temperature and solar radiation data to construct explanations about the relationship of seasons and temperature to the amount of solar energy received on Earth’s surface.
Students review Earth System phenomena that are affected by soil moisture. They analyze and evaluate maps of seasonal global surface air temperature and soil moisture data from NASA satellites.
The processes comprising the Earth’s environment are interconnected.