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Snow Cover by Latitude DLESE Reviewed Collection
This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify and download a microset of data, then to use the data to create graphs comparing the amount (percentage) of snow cover along selected latitudes. Students will make graphs from the data microset, then use the graphs to investigate the percentage of snow cover by latitude. The lesson provides detailed procedure, related links and sample graphs, follow-up questions and extensions, and Teacher Notes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: MYND-000-000-000-021
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Lin Chambers
NASA LaRC