In this activity, students explore data on air and sea temperature and wind speed from Tangaroa’s 8-week voyage to Antarctica.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- make graphs from data
- compare data they have plotted.
Download the Word file (see link below) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what you need
- what to do
- extension ideas.
Download the Excel spreadsheet Weeks 1–8 Tangaroa data and wind chill calculator (see link below).
Find out more about RV Tangaroa – New Zealand’s only ice strengthened and dynamically positioned deep-water research vessel on the NIWA website.