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.
This exercise should familiarize the students with the graphic organizers.
Light reflected off cars, buildings, and roads can derail wildlife.
Discuss biotic and abiotic factors in the context of salt and the Baltimore streams.
What do our conclusions about Baltimore mean for our local water supply?
Using data to make conclusions about Baltimore’s water supply and road salt.
Discuss the importance of adding benchmarks and population densities to the graphs.
Getting a start on graphing the salt level data.
What is the best way to represent the data in order to compare different data sets?
Finding differences that make a difference.