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Cloudy vs. Clear DLESE Reviewed Collection
Line plots are a useful way to display data especially change over time. During this lesson, students will view NASA data displaying the amount of the Sun's energy absorbed throughout one calendar year during clear and cloudy sky conditions.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Mathematics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: MYND-000-000-000-038
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Organisms and environments
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understanding about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Lin Chambers
NASA