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Cold, Clouds, and Snowflakes

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore satellite data and graphing. In this weather data analysis math and science lesson, students analyze NASA satellite data to draw conclusions about geographical areas where precipitation might have happened. Students...
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Line Graphs and Time Series

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate linear equations. In this algebra instructional activity, students use the slope and intercepts to create linear graphs. They solve word problems using algebraic expressions and graphs.
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Is the Hudson River Too Salty to Drink?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore reasons for varied salinity in bodies of water. In this geographical inquiry instructional activity, students use a variety of visual and written information including maps, data tables, and graphs, to form a hypothesis...
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Activity 4: Alvin Dive, A Mysterious Encounter and Change Over Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils receive copies of the Time Series Observations to use for note-taking. They work in small groups to discuss what they see when the outside lights of Alvin are turned on, and off, where the bacteria may have come from. They view...
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How Warm is the Water?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research how surface sea temperature changes throughout the year. They draw a time series of sea surface temperatures for each month of the year and a depth profile for a summer and winter month using an OceanExplorer...
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When It Rains It Pours More Drought and More Heavy Rainfall

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Which is worse — drought or flooding? Neither is helpful to the environment, and both are increasing due to climate change. The 16th lesson in a series of 21 covers the average precipitation trends for two different climates within the...
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Ghost Town

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Around 93 percent of the reefs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been bleached, and almost one quarter of them are now dead. Scholars research the sea temperatures, especially around the areas with coral reefs, to make connections...
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I Speak for the Polar Bears!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Climate change and weather extremes impact every species, but this lesson focuses on how these changes effect polar bears. After learning about the animal, scholars create maps of snow-ice coverage and examine the yearly variability and...
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FRED in the Classroom: Debt and Deficit

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Here is a hands-on activity where your class members will discover different ways to measure the government's financial situation and work to add data and redraw graphs in order to calculate the ratio of gross federal debt held by the...
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FRED in the Classroom: Measures of Inflation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Don't just tell class members about how to measure inflation, have them experience it firsthand by asking them to work with real data and construct graphs!
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Data Squares

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers examine how data squares organize and sort information and data sets. They discuss examples of data squares, complete a data square about themselves, organize the data squares for the class together, and compile...
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FRED in the Classroom: Employment and the Labor Force

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Acquaint your class members with data sources for employment in the United States and help them gain a better understanding of a vital measure of our economy's health.
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Students and Teachers

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Predict the future of education through a mathematical analysis. Using a project-based learning strategy, classes examine the pattern of student-to-teacher ratios over a period of years. Provided with the relevant data, learners create a...
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Is Grandpa Right, Were Winters Colder When He Was a Boy?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare current weather data to historic data to see if there is a temperature change.  In this weather lesson students complete a lab activity and determine average changes in temperature, precipitation and cloud cover.
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Solar Cell Energy Availability From Around the Country

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students determine areas that are the most likely to produce solar energy by using NASA data.  In this solar energy lesson students analyze plots and determine solar panel use. 
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Plate Tectonics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does the temperature of the surface of the earth relate to the movement of the earth's plates? Three variables — temperature, composition, and thickness encourage scholars to discover plate tectonics. They create mountains, volcanoes,...
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Trends of Snow Cover and Temperature in Alaska

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gather historical snow cover and temperature data from the MY NASA DATA Web site. They compare this data to data gathered using ground measurements from the ALISON Web site for Shageluk Lake. They graph both sets of data and...
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Hurricanes As Heat Engines

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine sea surface temperatures to see how hurricanes get heat from the oceans surface.  In this hurricanes lesson students use the Internet to find data and make line plots. 
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Combustion and Air Quality: Emissions Monitoring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your class determine the types of pollutants coming from vehicle exhaust. Groups use an air quality monitor to determine the emissions from different vehicles, to gain knowledge about combustion energy, and to predict how the...
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Human Effect

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate changes in air quality. In this science lesson plan, students compare data to determine the air quality. Students explore how humans affect the air quality.
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Graphing Iron Data

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners apply a data set to create a graph show how iron ore impacts an ecosystem. They explain how the iron effects the distribution and abundance of phytoplankton in coastal ecosystems using spreadsheet software.
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March of the Polar Bears: Global Change, Sea Ice, and Wildlife Migration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study global change and how these changes impact wildlife.  In this polar bears  lesson students analyze maps and data to understand climate change. 
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Population and Limits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate the limits of population models.  In this limits of population models lesson, students find the limit of a population.  High schoolers use sequences and patterns to generate a scatterp plot of the data.  Students...
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The Silk Road

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders travel the Silk Road. In this world history lesson, 6th graders explore the exports, imports, and ideas that traveled along the Silk Road as they examine the geography and physical obstacles along the trade route.

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