PRE 1: Hurricane questions lesson plan

Pre-activity; given a dataset students ask questions about hurricanes and think about graph type

Types of Instruction: 

  • Data Practice, Groupwork

Grades: 

  • 6, 7, 8, 9+

Subjects: 

  • Earth Science

Topics: 

  • Asking questions, Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate

Statistical Concepts: 

  • Statistical questions

Skills: 

  • asking questions, Asking statistical questions, Graph choice

Standards: 

Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.
Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth's systems.
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
Asking questions and defining problems