During the unit plan, students will first collect data and plot the points. Students will need to find the linear regression equation and discuss making a conclusion about the weather and where you live. The next part of the unit plan digs deeper into the following questions -- Do people who live at the same latitude have the same yearly temperatures? The equator is located at what degree? What is the difference between climate and weather? What is climate influenced by? What are three different types of Climate? Students will investigate these questions through Geography, Earth Science, Technology and mathematics. Lastly, students will research and discuss characteristics of high school students from various countries. They will create a digital story answering the following questions about students in their specific country they picked -- What do you imagine they do for fun? How do they get to school? What do you think their school lunch consists of? How does the weather affect your life compared to the life of the other student?
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