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This chapter walks users through a technique for documenting change in before-and-after sets of satellite images. The technique can be used for any set of time-series images that are spatially registered to show the exact same area at the same scale. In the chapter, users examine three Landsat images of the Pearl River delta in southeastern China. In these images, users observe changes in land use, ... 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, Educational portal, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geochemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Soil science, Technology
 
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: In this activity, users download and graph modeled climate data to explore variability in climate change. Most people know that climate changes are predicted over the next hundred years, but they may not be aware that these changes are likely to vary from region to region. Using data from the University of New Hampshire?s Earth Science Information Partner, a digital library of Earth Science data, ... 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, Modeled dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This chapter of the GLOBE Teacher's Guide provides the measurement protocols for collecting research quality data on land cover and constructing land cover maps using Landsat scenes. K-12 students from all over the world are participating in the GLOBE program by taking environmental measurements at their schools and sharing their data via the Internet. NASA scientists use GLOBE data in their research ... 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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This activity introduces students to planetary research. Students learn to focus on details by studying and writing descriptions of uncaptioned images of the Solar System. They then increase their knowledge of the planets and their features by comparing their descriptions to those of real researchers. Students organize their findings to infer a key difference between inner and outer planets. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Module / Unit, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This chapter of the GLOBE Teacher's Guide presents information on how to characterize soil profiles and measure soil moisture and temperature. 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 the Internet. Measurement protocols and ... 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
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Soil science
 
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These space weather monitors, which detect changes to the Earth?s ionosphere caused by solar flares, can be installed and used by students at their local schools. Students build their own antenna, a simple, low-cost structure. Stanford provides a centralized data repository where students can exchange and discuss data.. The instruments are nicknamed SIDs, for the Sudden Ionospheric Disturbances that ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Project, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physics, Space science
 
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This online course in satellite meteorology. includes 8 modules with numerous hands-on activities: 1) An Introduction detailing the evolution of remote sensing technology, 2) Weather Satellites and Orbits, 3) The Electromagnetic Spectrum, 4) Cloud Identification, 5) Satellite Images, 6) Satellite Winds, 7) Wild Weather, and 8) Monitoring the Global Environment. The modules were designed to serve as ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Course, Curriculum, Module / Unit, Problem set, Imagery - remotely sensed, Glossary, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Environmental science, Geophysics, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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This full-color identification chart is intended as a basic guide to observing contrails for scientific investigations being conducted by NASA scientists. It is translated into several languages and is designed help to motivate students throughout the world to become involved with a real-time collaborative scientific experiment. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Module / Unit, Project, Illustration - artistic, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This show tells the story of how summer fun suffers a setback when the tree house detectives discover that their favorite spot on the beach is shrinking. The detectives dig in and learn more about weathering, erosion, the rock cycle, and much more. This show is part of the NASA SCI Files series of instructional programs consisting of broadcast, print, and online elements. Emphasizing research and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Curriculum, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Video, Glossary, Educational portal, Government portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Ecology, Geologic time, Geophysics, Paleontology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Soil science
 
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This interactive Web site allows students to follow Echo as he migrates through Arizona. The adventure offers a directed and investigative approach to how land features look from space, what the colors mean in a Landsat image, and an introduction to identifying habitats in a false color Landsat image. The site is supported with a teacher's guide that includes the following units: Understanding Light, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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