Featured in PASCO’s College Environmental Science Instructor Guide
College Instructor edition with experiments covering introductory and general environmental science topics.
Urbanization & Land Use
Use a weather sensor to examine physical and environmental factors that influence an area's weather.
**Requires My World GIS License.
Using a weather sensor, students examine physical and environmental factors that influence an area's weather. They also:
- Determine how both physical and environmental factors influence an area's weather.
- Import and analyze local weather data into My World GIS.
Sample Student Handout (629 KB – PDF)
Sample Teacher Information (798 KB – PDF)
Student gain experience conducting the following procedures:
- Using a weather sensor to investigate the different temperatures that arise in a locality due to various physical and environmental differences.
- Importing the data into the My World GIS software.
- Visually representing the data and spotting trends as influenced by the physical terrain and the environmental data that they collected.
Sensors / Equipment Used:
Collects GPS data simultaneously with other sensor measurements, automatically syncing the data to your latitude, longitude, altitude, and velocity. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.
Measures barometric pressure, relative altitude, absolute and relative humidity, dew point, and temperature. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.
The Associated Bundle:
Contains the probeware needed to perform all 26 experiments in the College Environmental Science instructor guide.