The Climate in Numbers and Graphs

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Weather versus climate: weather relates to short time periods while climate averages the weather of a period of many years. Scholars learn about average temperature and precipitation in various climate zones and then apply statistics to construct and interpret climate charts.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Look up the temperature and precipitation data for your city and include it in the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • The advanced student option on task three requires Internet access
  • Expects prior knowledge of figuring averages
Pros

  • Connects historic data from major cities to the activities
  • Includes extension ideas for advanced scholars
Cons

  • None
Common Core