Annual Photo Post
Value of data: This activity increases knowledge about the study site, and can encourage comparisons with photos taken in other seasons or at other vantage points. Photos can be shared with other Climate Lab sites for discussion and comparison, and discussion and analysis of the photos can suggest new inquiries for individual or group projects.
Estimated time required:
Half a period to contextualize and teach the protocol; one class period to discuss data; time for uploading data to site. Optional additional classroom time, see protocol for details
Research question: How How does the site change with the seasons, and year after year?
Science Practices: 1, 3, 8
NGSS and MA standards: 7.MS-LS2-4