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Using your Passage’s Interactive PDF, answer the questions in each section from the multimedia Waypoints.

Jobs in Atmospheric Science Across the Nation

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to introduce you to jobs and STEM careers!

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What is the difference between weather and climate?

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to introduce you to scientists and engineers doing research in the field!

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National Parks and Biome Maps

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US National Park Locations, in green

https://nationalmap.gov/small_scale/printable/images/pdf/fedlands/NPS_1.pdf
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http://618262762808923303.weebly.com/biomes-on-biomes-on-biomes.html

Use your interactive PDF to answer the following questions:

Based on your understanding of biomes, what biome would you approximate Yellowstone National Park to be included in?

Select that biome from the links provided on NASA’s Earth Observatory site. Outline the temperature, annual precipitation, and vegetation.

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to get you the science you need to do your job!

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#1: Precipitation Map

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#2: Temperature Map
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Montana Climate Office

Montana Climate Office

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to bring you the science you need to do your job!

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to bring you the science you need to do your job!

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#3: Streamflow

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Streamflow discharge

Line Graph of U.S. Geological Service Streamflow Discharge

Line Graph of U.S. Geological Service Streamflow Discharge

NewScience_RawData (Download Xcel Sheet)

NCAR uses planes to study climate

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to share stories about the importance of engineering in science!

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This Waypoint is connected from an interactive reading passage to bring you opportunities to get involved in citizen science and to finish your job!

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