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This poster depicts how NASA scientists are working to understand the outer atmosphere (air). Satellite images, graphs, and pictures complement the fact-filled information. The poster can be ordered from the Web site; this site also includes PowerPoint and PDF files with the poster information. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Physics, Technology
 
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This activity will help students understand how NASA scientists are discovering evidence of impact craters on Earth through satellite images and technology, which enables them to see landforms that we cannot see with our eyes alone. Earth and all the other planets and moons of our Solar System have been continuously pelted by asteroids and comets ever since their formation. On Earth though, wind and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology, Technology
 
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This series of five problem-based learning modules is designed to bring NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) science into the classroom. Modules for grades 5-8 include Clouds, Precipitation, Weather and Winds; the fifth module, Energy, was developed for high school-level audiences. The modules use role-playing scenarios to help students discover real-world applications of data. While these ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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This classroom activity explains how the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites work to provide precise location information to positions on the ground, as well as to other satellites whose job is to map the surface of Earth. The activity is specifically tied to NASA's Jason-1 and Topex/Poseidon spacecraft in their mission to map ocean topography. In addition to the concepts of distance vs. time ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This brochure describes the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite. The first NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) satellite, Terra, was launched on December 18, 1999, carrying five remote sensors. The most comprehensive EOS sensor is MODIS which offers a unique combination of features: it detects a wide spectral range of electromagnetic energy; it takes ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. It introduces the circulation pattern of Hadley Cells and the band of convergence and convection called the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). The lesson also discusses how frequent cloud cover and precipitation occur along the ITCZ and how climate affects the people living ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses NASA Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument percent coverage surface data with a world map to locate landmasses and bodies of water at the Earth's Equator. When using satellites to study Earth system processes, especially atmospheric processes, it is important to know what is the background that one is seeing on the Earth. This lesson provides an introduction ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan provides instructions for several activities for students to perform to study the relationship of temperature, pressure, relative humidity, and dew point in cloud formation. The lesson involves graphing of weather balloon data using a spreadsheet program. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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: This lesson plan uses Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) cloud data and a weather map to explore cloud coverage during a winter storm. When atmospheric scientists, including meteorologists, study weather patterns, they may use several different sources of information. For example, in studying storm patterns, they may use a combination of Earth Observing Satellite data, such as from ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) radiation data to understand seasonal variations in the pattern of net energy input to the Earth system. The net amount of energy received by different parts of the Earth at different times of year determines the type of weather and climate they will experience. The net radiative flux shows the combined effect of the Sun's location ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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