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Mystery Class Update: March 23, 2012

Spring has officially arrived this week. It's time for the first set of interdisciplinary clues. Week-by-week these clues will reveal fascinating facts to narrow your search and help you get progressively closer to the secret locations.

This Week's Update Includes:

Image of the Week

Reaching for clues?
Clues: Sunrise/Sunset Data for Week #8

Mystery site data:

Local data:

  • Look up your data for March 19.
  • Report data (select "daylight", enter 03/19/12).
  • View data on photoperiod map.


Mystery Class: A study of sunlight and the seasons

Mystery Class
Photoperiod Map

Connect: Welcome Spring

The next time you report:

  • Share the signs of spring you are seeing outside your window.

  • View reports from other locations on the map or list.
Journal: Reflecting on Data and Concepts

On March 9th you predicted what the photoperiod graph would look like at the end of March. It's time to revisit your prediction graph (Week #6 Journal Page). What patterns were you seeing? What were the rates of change from week to week? Based on this week's graph patterns, what new predictions do you have? Use today's Journal Page to write about patterns, rates of change, and predictions!


Journal #8
Journal Page
Week #8
The Next Mystery Class Update will be posted March 30th.
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