A Data Sheet concisely describes a particular scientific data set in a way that is useful to educators interested in teaching with the data set. Data Sheets highlight the connections between data sets and specific topics in science; they explicate how to acquire the data and include (when available) links to classroom activities that use the data. More information about Data Sheets.
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Exploring Forest Extent, Composition and C Storage using US Forest Inventory and Analysis Data & Reports part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
1987, 1992, 1997 data on U.S. forest acreage, ownership, carbon stock, and change in carbon stock by state/region and forest type. For 2002, forest age by region, and the above categories.
Exploring Aerosol Optical Thickness Using MODIS Satellite Imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
"Aerosol Optical Thickness is the degree to which aerosols prevent the transmission of light" in the atmoshpere.1 "An aerosol optical thickness of less than 0.1 indicates a crystal clear sky with ...
Exploring atmospheric carbon monoxide (CO) concentration using MOPITT satellite imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Exploring Temperature Change Caused by Greenhouse Gas Increases part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Model Description EdGCM is a suite of software that allows users to create, run, analyze, visualize and report on global climate model simulations via a user-friendly interface. Users can run pre-created ...
Exploring Marine Conservation in the Classroom using Reef Environmental Education Foundation Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Accessing Fish Population Data from the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) (more info) allows users to explore how REEF involves divers (experienced and novice) in marine conservation efforts by ...
Exploring Paleoclimatology in the Classroom Using Coral Radioisotope Data from Rarotonga Island in the South Pacific part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Coral Radioisotope Data from the Homepage for the World Data Center for Paleoclimatology (more info) provides users with access to atomic ratio data (Sr/Ca) and Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data for coral samples ...
Exploring the Ocean Surface with Data from the Global Drifter Program part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Buoy Data from the Global Drifter Program (more info) provide real-time and historical data for over 1000 global drifter buoys. Data monitored include buoy position and sea surface temperature (SST).
Exploring Sea Ice Data from Satellites part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The browse and summary data provide imagery of monthly sea ice conditions and anomalies, as well as text files with monthly total extent and area values. The raw data are 2-dimensional gridded fields with daily ...
Exploring Changes in Air Quality Using Aura Tropospheric NO2 Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
This site provides processed global data in image form illustrating tropospheric NO2 concentrations.
Exploring Mote Marine Laboratory Oceanography Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Transect station data from the Phytoplankton Ecology Program (more info) at the Mote Marine Laboratory provide processed data in graphical form illustrating salinity, temperature, fluorescence, and density for a ...