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This educators guide uses NASA's mission to Saturn (Cassini-Huygens) to provide a real-world context for learning fundamental, standards-based concepts in science. It includes six constructivist lessons, FAQ, and a variety of connections to art, literature, and mythology. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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In this chapter, users take the role of students from a small town in Colorado, who team up with students from the town of Churchill, Manitoba, to explore changing sea ice conditions in the Arctic. Together they examine an animation that shows 30 years of satellite images to see how the extent of sea ice in the Arctic has diminished over time. The chapter storyline is built around the real-life case ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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In this chapter, users explore relationships between air quality and population density using the image visualization tool, Google Earth. Humans discovered long ago that burning fossil fuels was a convenient way to get power. In engines for automobiles and plants that generate electricity, huge volumes of oil, gas, and coal are burned every day. Where many people live together in concentrated areas, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Visualization - scientific, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Physical geography
 
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This special edition DVD--introducing NASA's LRO/LCROSS mission--captures the experience in a feature video created using NASA engineering models and scientific data. Viewers will experience what is like to travel through space to land on the Moon. Along the way, they'll discover some of the differences between the Earth and the Moon and what makes our planet unique and habitable. The DVD includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Webcast - visual
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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This activity is designed to introduce students to geologic processes on Earth and how to identify geologic features in images. It also introduces students to how scientists use Earth to gain a better understanding of other planetary bodies in the solar system. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Space science
 
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These on-line, problem-based modules address events such as volcanoes, hurricanes, dinosaur extinction theories, deforestation, endangered species, and global climate change. The site uses NASA remote-sensing images and includes a tutorial about how to analyze Landsat images with NIH Image. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Curriculum, Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Physics, Policy issues
 
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These curriculum support materials link the content, skills, and perspectives of Geography for Life: The National Geography Standards with NASA Earth science missions, research, and science. Mission Geography contains three distinct sets of materials for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography, Technology
 
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This chapter of the GLOBE Teacher's Guide provides GLOBE measurement protocols for teachers and students to use in taking research quality measurements of surface water properties. K-12 students from all over the world are participating in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program by taking environmental measurements at their schools and sharing their data via ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Lab activity, Module / Unit
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The learning activities in this teacher?s guide chapter allows students to study annual variations in environmental parameters (the seasons and phenology) by examining the connections among the various phenomena measured in GLOBE on local, regional, and global spatial scales. K-12 students from all over the world are participating in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
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This chapter describes how to set a scale and measure distances and areas on satellite images. Using ImageJ, a freely available image analysis program that runs on most operating systems, users set the spatial calibration of an image, then select and measure distances and areas on it. The measurement results are reported in real-world units. The technique is most useful and accurate for nadir view ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography
 
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