ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation
Which of the points on the graph below best represents conditions along the Tropic of Cancer (23 degrees N latitude)?
The correct response is E.
Percentage of students choosing this answer. (%Before Discussion/%After Discussion)
in a large (60+ student) Earth Science class.
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References and Notes:
Resource TypeActivities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:
Grade LevelCollege Lower (13-14):
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Earth System Topics
ThemeTeach the Earth:Teaching Environments:
Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:
Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues: