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17th December 17

Autumn data

The data shown below was collected in autumn (November) from a garden in Preston, Lancashire. It provides a snapshot of how the weather changes over the period of a day. The data collected included temperature, light and sound readings. It provides excellent data to analyse and study.

screen shot - temperature readings

Temperature readings



screen shot of light readings

Light readings


screen shot of the sound readings

sound readings


Questions

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1. Why are the sound readings fairly constant for the whole 24 hour period?

2. Explain why the temperature drops quickly at the start of the experiment?

3. Explain what time you think sunset and sunrise occurred?