ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation
From Starting Point
This Starting Point webpage describes a ConcepTest question that asks students to evaluate a graph and locate the point that represents temperature and precipitation at the Tropic of Cancer. This is a multiple choice question. The website includes the correct and typical student answers before and after discussion, additional notes and references regarding ConcepTests.
Intended for grade levels:
Type of resource:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
We encourage the reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational, noncommercial purposes as long as attribution is retained. To this end the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 1.0. Authors of original works submitted to SERC retain their copyright. But in volunteering the works they agree to offer it under this license allowing for reuse and redistribution with attribution. Authors are responsible for obtaining copyright permission for all materials that they distribute within their work. Carleton College has registered an agent for notification of claims of copyright infringement pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Act. Claims of copyright infringement should be referred to: Joel Cooper, Carleton College, 1 N College St, Northfield, MN 55057, phone: 507 646 4077, fax: 507 646 4537, email: JCooper@acs.carleton.edu.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-342
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr David Steer
University of Akron, Department of Geology
Author: Dr David McConnell
Department of Geology, University of Akron
Author: University of Akron ConcepTest Development Team