Illuminations: Weather Watchers

Students collect and analyze data about the weather and learn to make a stem-and-leaf plot.

Students use newspapers, the Internet, or other sources to collect weather data.

This lesson was adapted from “Finding Our Top Speed”, as found in Mission Mathematics II: Grades 6–8, a joint NASA/NCTM project, NCTM 2005.

 

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Meteorology
Data, Graphing & Statistics
K-6, Educator

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