Global And Great Lakes Climate Change

In this activity students work with data to analyze local and global temperature anomaly data to look for warming trends. The activity focuses on the Great Lakes area.

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Ohio Sea Grant
Ohio State University

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

The activity may be best for younger students or those with weak backgrounds in data and graphing.

The activity could be adapted for local data from anywhere. In the activity sheet the link for the US Historical Climatology Network guides students to find local data.

The National Climate Assessment is another good source for local and regional temperature anomaly data.