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Baltimore winter

Presentation Slides

Baltimore Winters

Baltimore and the Northeast receive high amounts of snowfall. These areas use road salt to help melt the snow and ice.




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Data Analysis

How to Represent Data

What is the best way to represent the data in order to compare different data sets?



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Discussion

Contextualizing Data

Discuss the importance of adding benchmarks and population densities to the graphs.








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Video

Urban Heat Island Effect

In cities like Atlanta, the high concentration of buildings, roads, and other artificial surface areas retain heat, making urban environments up to 10° C  (18° F) warmer than rural areas.


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Worksheet

Bringing the Stories Together

How mundane or ordinary aspects of daily life can lead to environmental issues by disrupting ecological function (in this case abiotic factors).


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