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Title: MY NASA DATA Contributed Lesson 8: Cloud Patterns in Toronto, Ontario, Canada DOC
Url: https://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov/docs/L8_Clouds_Werhun.doc
Creator: Werhun, Laurissa
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in graphing a microset of data, then using the graphs to investigate trends in cloud coverage over a given locale. Students are provided content-related activities to enhance background knowledge in cloud types, and then are provided detailed instructions on how to download data from the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) and to use Excel to graph the data. The graphs are then used to explore trends in cloud coverage over Toronto, Ontario, Canada for a given time period. The lesson provides detailed procedure, related links and sample graphs, follow-up questions and extensions, and Teacher Notes.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aqueous vapor -- Clouds
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aqueous vapor -- Clouds -- Cloud forms and classification. Formation
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Integrating technology into the classroom
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Clouds
Geography -- Clouds
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: doc
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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