How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2016?

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Resource Type:Data Sets; Teaching Media
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4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:New York Times
Publication Date:2017
Summary:2016 was the hottest year on record for the third consecutive year. In a database of more than 5,000 cities provided by AccuWeather, about 90 percent recorded annual mean temperatures higher than normal. Enter your city in the search box to see how much warmer (or cooler) it was.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS3-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Stability and change
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; atmosphere; atmospheric science; climate; climate change; data; earth; elementary school; high school; k-5 geosource; meteorology; middle school; weather
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