Some of the planet’s most beautiful and diverse ecosystems are at risk. With temperatures on the rise, coral reefs are at greater risk for coral bleaching. Using ocean observing system data from NOAA’s National Data Buoy Center, this classroom activity examines ocean temperatures off Puerto Rico to see how coral reefs are being impacted and […]
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Christmas Island – RTD Activity Idea #1
By Sage Lichtenwalner on November 17, 2008 in Education Materials
Data can come from many places, including from a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean. This real-time data tip demonstrates how students can connect the fields of science and social studies with a buoy half a world away.