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This Web site provides a searchable directory of NASA Earth science images, animations and data visualizations. Most resources are available digitally at multiple resolutions, with captions and metadata. Users can search the database using full text and advanced searches by topic, keyword, sensor, location, parameter, and dates. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Cryology, Ecology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Technology
 
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In this data analysis activity, students determine changes in snow and ice cover on the Earth's surface from 1994 to 2004. Step-by-step instructions for use of the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) guide students through selecting a data set, importing the data into a spreadsheet, creating graphs, and analyzing data plots. The lesson provides detailed procedures, related links and sample graphs, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, In-situ dataset
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, History and philosophy of science, Mathematics, Technology
 
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This self-paced, interactive tutorial teaches how to estimate the travel time, acceleration, and trajectory of iceberg movement from satellite images. Factors that impact the complex motion of icebergs, such as weather, ice processes and oceanographic influences are also explored. This resource is part of the tutorial series, Satellite Observations in Science Education, and is the third of three modules ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Cryology, Hydrology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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Students will explore time series plots and raw data to understand the role of sea surface temperature increases on arctic ice melt. This is part three of a four-part activity on polar science. The activity builds on the knowledge gained in Using Data and Images to Understand Albedo (part 2). Extension activities examining air and sea surface temperature in relation to changing Earth albedo are included. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, In-situ dataset
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Hydrology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography
 
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This 5-minute animation portrays fluctuations in the cryosphere through observations collected from a variety of satellite-based sensors. The cryosphere consists of those parts of the Earth's surface where water is found in solid form, including areas of snow, sea ice, glaciers, permafrost, ice sheets, and icebergs. In these regions, surface temperatures remain below freezing for a portion of each ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Video, In-situ dataset
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This question is addressed through a series of questions and answers, each providing related introductory information such as how climate change is studied, the history of Earth?s climate, and the effects of climate change on Earth?s geology and biology. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Geologic time, History and philosophy of science
 
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The movement of Arctic air, known as the Arctic oscillation, can and will cause periodic extreme winter weather outside the Arctic region - the harsh winter experienced in many parts of the U.S. in 2010 is a recent example. This article explains the connection between the two events. This article is part of the Climate Kids website, a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, History and philosophy of science, Physics
 
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One of Earth's vital signs, the extent of sea ice cover in the Arctic, is examined. An image and accompanying text describe the extent and consequences of the reduction in that sea ice. This article is part of the Climate Kids website, a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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Corals feed on algae that thrive in the sunlit water surrounding a reef. However, when water temperatures get too warm, the algae food source dies and corals turn a whitish color. Through scientific observation, it has been determined that coral bleaching may occur when sea surface temperature (SST) exceeds 30C or 86F for a week or longer. During late 2005, a major coral bleaching event occurred when ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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One of the most studied and important ocean currents of the world lies along the eastern coast of the United States and is called the Gulf Stream. It derives its name from its source region of warm water in the Gulf of Mexico. For the past two decades, scientists have been collecting sea surface temperature (SST) data from satellites, buoys and ships in the Gulf Stream and Atlantic Basin. In this ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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