Title: Weather and Agriculture
In this Xpeditions lesson, students research, discuss, and write reports on the relationship between climate and agriculture. They pretend that they've just purchased farms in specific parts of the United States and investigate that region's weather and climate in order to maximize the chances that their farms succeed.
Standard(s): [S1] GEL (9-12) 9: Describe the movement and storage of water in terms of watersheds, rainfall, surface runoff, aquifers, and surface water reservoirs.
Title: Identifying trees with Leafsnap for iPads
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[SC2015] ENVS (9-12) 17: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate geological and biological information to
determine the types of organisms that live in major biomes.Digital Tool Description: The application uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of the leaves.