Students will analyze the mapped plot of the historic Ocean Chlorophyll Concentrations at key locations around the world for the period of 1998-2018.
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This mini-lesson guides students' observations of soil moisture anomalies (how much the moisture content was above or below the norm) for the continental US in May 2018.
Students interpret a double bar/column chart comparing the number of tropical cyclones in different locations.
Students watch a video introducing the concept of albedo and answer questions.
Students observe seasonal images of Monthly Normalized Difference Vegetation, looking for any changes in vegetation that are occurring throughout the year. They put the images in order based on what they know about seasonal changes.
Compare pictures of different volcanoes. Then visit NASA's Space Place to learn about volcanoes and answer questions about volcanic eruptions.
Students observe seasonal images of Monthly Leaf Area, looking for any changes that are occurring throughout the year.
Students observe monthly images of changing vegetation patterns, looking for seasonal changes occurring throughout 2017. These data can be used by students to develop their own models of change.
Watch the video and have students answer the questions about Earth's cryosphere.
Compare a histogram and map to determine the differences in the information conveyed in each data display.