Sequenced investigations focused on particular science areas enable students to achieve depth and build toward independent investigations. Seven modules are currently available.
Mapping the Environment
Place your mouse over any of the module titles below for more information and a sample map. Click on the module title to download a zip file containing the curriculum module and data files. See further instructions at the bottom of this page.
Quick Guide to Viewing Data (2.28 MB)
Mapping Severe Weather—Tornados (2.73 MB)
Mapping Severe Weather—Hurricanes (2.08 MB)
Mapping Seismic Activity (2.42 MB)
Mapping Ecoregions (13.3 MB)
Mapping Urban Forests (3.41 MB)
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Hurricane data from the National Hurricane Center.
Named Hurricanes in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico:
Named Hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific:
Additional climate data sets from the Climate Atlas of the United States (NOAA/NCDC) are also available.