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Drag the marker to indicate the location. Remember, you can zoom into the map for a more precise location.
Time zone Select the difference in hours between the time at your location and UTC time from below. Check the "Time Zones and UTC" file in the Resources for tips on where to find this information.
Elevation Provide the elevation of your community above sea level in meters here.
Average temperature in January Enter your community’s average temperature in January here.
Average temperature in June Enter your community’s average temperature in June here.
Annual precipitation Enter how much precipitation your community averages over a year here.
Oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, ponds, and brooks in your community
Select all that apply.
Your community terrain Is your community located on hills or on flat land? Select the elevation changes in your community (the difference in meters between the elevations of the lowest and highest points in your community).
Distance to the nearest significant body of water (ocean, sea, big lake or reservoir) Provide the distance in kilometers to the body of water nearest to your community.
Distance to the nearest mountain range Select from below the distance to the mountain ridge with a height not less than 200 meters nearest to your community.
How high is the mountain range? Choose from below
Direction of the mountain range run Choose the direction that best describes the mountain range run
Collect basic environmental data* about your community.
To find this data, check online sources like weather sites or your town’s website which might contain environmental information. Maps are a great resource as well.
Use our table and tips (see Collecting Data) to find the information you’ll need.
You will be able to view and compare everyone else’s data along with your own.
Enter your findings in the Report Form.
Analyze the data.
Go to the project’s Findings page and, using the charts, try to find answers to questions from the Working with Data file.
* What’s data?
Data are facts, statistics, or information that are collected for reference or for analysis. Data is plural; a single fact, number, or piece of information is a