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My NASA Data - Data Literacy Cubes
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Using the My NASA Data Literacy Cubes will enhance students exploration of graphs, maps, and datasets to enrich their observations and inferences. The cubes offer an interactive and engaging way for participants to explore graphs, maps, and datasets.
Hurricanes as Heat Engines screenshot
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Students will use various visualizations (i.e. images, charts, and graphs) to explore the energy exchange that occurs when hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean.
My NASA Data - Seasonal Science: Building Claims from Evidence
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Students will analyze surface temperature and solar radiation data to construct explanations about the relationship of seasons and temperature to the amount of solar energy received on Earth’s surface.
Chart of tropical cyclones by latitude
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In this lesson, students will learn how to compare data displays related to tropical cyclones to identify patterns and relationships in the data. They will be able to create their own data displays or use the ones provided.
Photo of hurricane from space
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Learn all about hurricanes, the most violent storms on Earth.
Chart of IMERG monthly rainfall totals
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Did you know NASA has satellites that observe rain and snow all over the world? With this activity you can access NASA data to see how much precipitation was observed by satellites for your location any time from June 2000 to the present.
LEGO Model of GPM Data from Hurricane Irma
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Step by step instructions and a parts list to build your own LEGO model of GPM precipitation data collected from Hurricane Irma on 9/5/17.
Dive Into a 360-View of Hurricane Maria
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For the first time in 360 degrees, this data visualization takes you inside a hurricane. The precipitation satellite has an advanced radar that measures both liquid and frozen water. Click and drag to look around.
https://goo.gl/photos/D2nmJvXwfQLfTfuD7
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This lesson uses cubes as a way to graph precipitation data to compare the precipitation averages and seasonal patterns for several different locations. There are several variations to accommodate various ages and ability levels.
OLYMPEX Advanced Data Analysis Exercise
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This data exercise has students look up precipitation ground data and satellite data for a site in Washington State and do a comparison using a data table and a graph. The activity is expected to take about 45 minutes.

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