Climographs: Temperature, Precipitation, and the Human Condition
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In this activity, students learn how to read, analyze, and construct climographs. These climographs are a graphic way of displaying monthly average temperature and precipitation. Students also practice matching climographs to various locations and summarize global-scale climate patterns revealed by comparing climographs.


Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Regional climates
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change