Students review a visualization showing a global view of the top-of-atmosphere longwave radiation from January 26 and 27, 2012. They review the supporting text and analyze the data in the visualization to answer questions.
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This activity will help students better understand and practice estimating percent cloud cover.
In this lesson, students will explore the effect of aerosols on sky color and visibility by using an interactive virtual model.
This lesson is designed to help students analyze the interaction between different cloud types and Earth's incoming and outgoing energy.
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In this activity, we will introduce children to the colors of the sky. Children love to look at clouds. Here we will focus in on the sky in which clouds float. Children will learn why the sky has such a wide range of colors.
Are you looking for a data story to use with your students that features ocean circulation and its connection to the Earth system? Consider using the following resources in your classroom today!