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The lessons at this website were prepared to introduce 5th-8th grade students to the fundamental principles of the earth's atmosphere: history, composition, and structure. Includes three pages of information and features to allow for exploration and expansion of current knowledge. In addition, there are four activities to develop performance skills, not only in science, but in math and language arts ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Space science
 
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Collection of seven classroom activities that focus on satellite technology. Topics include: coordinated universal time (UTC); satellite pass prediction; satellite design; satellite orbits; satellite launching; and, use of satellites in at-sea rescues. Each activity provides list of materials needed, background information, and procedure. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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Joint US and France project, the TOPEX-Poseidon satellites continuously measures sea surface height. Oceans store and transport solar heat, helping to keep Earth's climate in balance. The overall shape of the oceans' "hills" and "valleys" is called ocean surface topography, or OST. Precise knowledge of OST is essential to predict the effects of catastrophic storms. Educational resources available ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Project, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Glossary, Non-profit portal, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography, Space science, Technology
 
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COSEE-OS is a targeted pilot program with the long-term goal of helping the COSEE Network reach rural and inland audiences. COSEE-OS creates and evaluates a series of interconnected tools and techniques designed to broaden understanding of oceans in the context of the earth and solar systems. The foundation of the program is: educator-researcher team building, showcasing ocean systems, evaluation ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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