Earth-Based Temperature Data
How Does Near-Surface Temperature Change with Height on Earth?
These activities examine "temperature profiles" -- temperatures taken at various heights and recorded over time. Look for changes in the profile over a day and similarities between days.
Download and Analysis of Earth-Based Temperature Data
Analyze a data set of Earth temperatures taken during the Mars Pathfinder mission.
Collection and Analysis of Earth-Based Temperature Data
Two methods of temperature collection are offered.
Notes for Teachers
Suggestions for using the above materials in a classroom setting.
© 1998 Live from Earth and Mars, Rich Edgerton, and Janice DeCosmo