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Featured Learning Activities

This month's featured activities go with GLOBE's Clouds Protocol

Cloud Watch

Students monitor clouds and weather to begin to understand the connections between the two.

Estimating Cloud Cover- A Simulation

Students practice estimating how much of the sky is covered by clouds.

Observing, Describing, and Identifying Clouds

Students begin to learn cloud types and their names.

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An Alaskan Spring Mystery- A GLOBE Data Exploration

Students learn about the timing of spring budburst, develop multiple working hypotheses about why timing differs year to year, and test hypotheses using environmental data collected by GLOBE students in Alaska to come to a conclusion about the factors that most impact timing of budburst on paper birch trees. **This activity has an option to get students analyzing data in spreadsheets.

Learning Activities preview for An Alaskan Spring Mystery- A GLOBE Data Exploration
  • Submitted By: Amy Barfield
  • Authors: Amy Barfield
  • Grade Levels: Secondary: 9-12, Middle: 6-8
  • Protocol(s): Atmosphere, Precipitation, Air Temperature, Surface Temperature, Green-Up / Green-Down, Phenological Gardens, Biosphere
  • Language: English
  • Time Requirements: In Class Activity (1 or more periods), 1 period (approx. 45 min.)