Arctic Climate Curriculum, Activity 3: Exploring Arctic Climate Data

Type of Resource



In this activity, students use authentic Arctic climate data to unravel some causes and effects related to the seasonal melting of the snowpack and to further understand albedo.

Performance Expectations

MS-PS4-2   Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

HS-ESS2-2   Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.

Science and Engineering Practices

Crosscutting Concepts