Mystery Class Update: February 15, 2013

With three weeks of photoperiod data, can you tell which Mystery Class sites are north and south of your hometown? This week, a royal family reveals a clue.

This Week's Update Includes:

Image of the Week

Clues: Sunrise/Sunset Data for Week #3

Mystery site data:

Local data:

  • Look up your data for February 11.
  • Report data (select "Daylight", enter 02/11/13).
  • View data on photoperiod map.


Report to the Map!

Select "Daylight"
Enter for 02/11/13
Connect: Share Facts about Wildlife

When you report to the map this week:

  • Share a fun fact -- what's the official mammal of your state/province? Include it in the comments section of your report. Upload a picture for others to see.
  • View fun facts others have reported on map or list.

Journal: Reflecting on Data and Concepts

Thinking about this week's data:
How do the data and graph lines show you which Mystery Class sites are north and south of the equator? How do they show you which sites are north and south of your location?



Worksheet | Photoperiod: Reflecting on Data and Line Graphs
Journal Week #3

Game: Locate the Spot

Through a game, have students explore the value of the global grid system in describing location.

Using a flat surface and then a sphere, students compare and share the words and measuring tools needed to describe location of a spot.


The Next Mystery Class update will be posted February 22, 2013.