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Title: MY NASA DATA Contributed Lesson 8: Cloud Patterns in Toronto, Ontario, Canada DOC
Url: http://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
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: doc
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Aerosols
Air quality
Astronomy
Atmospheric science
authentic data use
Chemistry
Climatology
Clouds and Cloud Cover
Composition and Chemistry
earth science
Environmental science
Meteorology
Ozone
Physical sciences
Pollution (Air and Water)
science
Seasonal Variations
Space sciences
Volcanoes
Date Of Record Release: 2011-07-20 03:00:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-12 10:29:33 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 42
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