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Students investigate what contributes to light pollution using data from locations around the globe.

Learning Goals

  • Apply concepts of statistics and probability (mean and variability) to analyze and characterize data about night sky brightness from four places in Arizona, using digital tools.

  • Analyze and interpret data from four places to determine similarities and differences in findings.

  • Construct an oral argument supported by evidence from data and scientific reasoning about which places in Arizona are the best for stargazing.

Recommended Time

1-2 hours

Globe at Night - Dark Skies: Service

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Globe at Night - Dark Skies: What We Do
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