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This website provides instructions on how to find and download images directly from the WISE archive. Anyone with an internet connection now has free access to high-resolution infrared images from the WISE mission. These instructions explain how to get the images you want, without using complex terminology and options that may be difficult for the layperson to navigate. Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field trip - virtual, Modeled dataset
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This guide is an accompaniment to "Accessing and Downloading Images From NASA's WISE Mission." The guide provides instructions on how to make color pictures using images downloaded from the WISE archive. An overview of what digital images and FITS files are is followed by a discussion on the basic process of how gray scale images are adjusted, assigned color, and added together to create a color picture. ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field trip - virtual
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This video tells the story from inception to launch of NASA's quick scatterometer project (QuikSCAT). It gives a behind-the scenes look at engineers, scientists, and technicians working together to solve problems and successfully accomplish goals. Length:25:22. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This brochure gives a brief description of the science research that is being done with data from the MOPITT instrument flying onboard NASA's Terra satellite. It also identifies some of the data products, as well as gives some technical specifications. Note: this brochure was produced before the Terra launched; for the most recent information, go to http://terra.nasa.gov/. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Technology
 
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This brochure describes NASA's ICESat mission ((Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite), which was launched January 12, 2003. ICESat is the benchmark Earth Observing System mission for measuring ice sheet mass balance, cloud and aerosol heights, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This chapter describes the technique of preparing latitude-longitude based data so that it can be imported into a geographic information system (GIS). It describes the steps to create a map to display data and guides users through some basic geographic analyses. The focus of the chapter?s case study is earthquake prediction. Users download and format near real-time and historical earthquake data from ... 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, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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Skills: Read (1)
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This flyer is a two-page overview of the Student Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) education project. It covers the project's educational contributions, societal benefits, educational outgrowths, and scientific findings. The flyer shows the numbers and locations of S'COOL participation and regional observation coverage. It also contains URLs for online resources (e.g., GLOBE contrail education and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Lecture, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This modular activity traces the history of telescope development and highlights the interplay between technological and scientific advances. Milestones in telescope development are highlighted in the ten sections called ?eras,? with specific examples included in the associated ?telescope pages.? The human component is highlighted in the biography pages that provide a glimpse of the inventors and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This Web site offers three Science Bulletins ? Astro, Earth, and Bio ? which present ongoing research and recent discoveries in astrophysics, Earth science, and biodiversity. Each bulletin has three types of stories: features, data visualizations, and weekly news snapshots. The Astro Bulletins weekly update includes a sequence of current images of the Sun provided by Steele Hill at Goddard Space Fight ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Ref. material, Educational portal
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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This is a hands-on demonstration of the communication path between the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) satellite and a scientist on Earth, where students play the parts of various satellites, ground stations, and science centers. The module includes a Java applet animation of the Satellite data flow and background information on the various communication links. The purpose of this lesson plan ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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