ERIC Number: ED458133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Data Analysis and Measurement: Ahead, above the Clouds. NASA Connect: Program 4 in the 2000-2001 Series.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.
This teaching unit is designed to help students in grades 5 to 8 explore the concepts of data analysis and measurement in the context of meteorology. The units in the series have been developed to enhance and enrich mathematics, science, and technology education and to accommodate different teaching and learning styles. Each unit consists of background notes for the teacher, a list of teacher resources, and two activities, one of which is Web-based, complete with blackline masters. Also included are suggestions for extensions to the problems and their relationships to national mathematics, science, and technology standards. In this activity, students learn about hurricanes and how meteorologists, weather officers, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers use measurement and data analysis to predict severe weather such as hurricanes. (MM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.
Note: Accompanying videotape not available from ERIC. For other documents in series, see SE 065 301-305.