ERIC Number: EJ679752
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Investigating the Urban Heat Island Effect with a Collaborative Inquiry Project.
George, Linda A.; Becker, William G.
Journal of Geoscience Education, v51 n2 p237-43 Mar 2003
Explains a collaborative research project in which students study a phenomenon known as the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect which is a measure of the near-surface air temperature contrast between urbanized and adjoining rural areas. Includes background content and literature review, preliminary studies, development of research questions, experimental design and implementation, data analysis, and report writing. (Author/SOE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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