Investigating Weather and Climate with Google Earth

In this activity, students use Google Earth to explore global temperature changes during a recent 50 - 58 year period. They also explore, analyze, and interpret climate patterns of 13 different cities, and analyze differences between weather and climate patterns.

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Environmental Literacy and Inquiry Working Group at Lehigh University
Activity takes one to two lesson periods (possibly homework assignment).

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Educators might need to review how to integrate Google Earth technology into their classroom instruction.

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