In this problem set, learners will calculate the partsperthousand measure for different scenarios, including ocean salinity as depicted in the image included. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will analyze a graph of global sea level change between 1880 and 2000 to answer a series of questions, including predicting future trends. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will use an image of satelliteacquired ocean color data to answer a series of questions about the concentration of phytoplankton in certain areas. Answer key is provided. this is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will analyze a satellite image of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico to answer questions about the extent, density and thickness of the oil leak. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In
this
activity,
students
examine
visible
and
infrared
satellite
images
of
Hurricane
Mitch
to
learn
how
remote
sensing
provides
crucial
information
to
forecast
the
size
and
strength
of
a
tropical
storm.
They
plot
the
hurricane
on
a
hurricane
tracking
chart,
and
measure
the
storms
width,
and
the
size
of
the
eye.
Satellite
images
and
the
hurricane
tracking
chart
are
provided.
Summary
background
information,
...



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In
this
videobased
activity,
students
learn
that
sea
level
is
an
average
measurement
of
the
height
of
the
ocean,
and
sea
level
changes
with
the
seasons
and
over
time.
El
Niņo
and
La
Ninņa
events
are
compared,
demonstrating
that
sea
height
is
a
function
of
temperature.Summary
background
information,
data
and
images
supporting
the
activity
are
available
on
the
Earth
Update
data
site.
To
complete
the
...



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In
this
activity,
students
are
presented
with
a
satellite
image
of
ocean
temperature,
and
examine
the
map
to
determine
whether
ocean
temperature
is
influenced
by
latitude.
Students
graph
each
temperature
value
as
a
function
of
latitude
and
write
a
linear
equation
that
best
fits
the
points
on
their
graph.
A
student
worksheet
is
provided.
Summary
background
information,
data
and
images
supporting
the
...



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Using
a
computer
interactive
tool,
students
investigate
the
changes
in
coastline
that
would
result
from
a
change
in
sea
level,
and
suggest
what
factors
could
cause
a
rise
in
sea
level.
The
activity
asks
students
to
reflect
on
outcomes
of
their
investigations
completed
during
the
Ice
Ages
and
Night
Life
activities,
all
of
which
are
part
of
Space
Update,
a
collection
of
resources
and
activities
provided
...



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In
this
activity,
students
examine
a
pair
of
satellite
images
of
the
ocean
and
determine
whether
there
is
a
relationship
between
the
height
of
ocean
waves
and
the
sea
level.
Data
from
the
two
images
are
plotted
side
by
side
and
students
discuss
the
reasons
for
their
findings.
The
resource
includes
the
images
and
a
student
worksheet.
Summary
background
information,
data
and
images
supporting
the
activity
...



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Students
will
learn
about
magnification
and
how
a
magnifying
lens
works.
They
will
examine
a
variety
of
different
objects,
first
without
a
magnifier
and
then
with
a
magnifier,
and
compare
what
they
observe.
They
will
practice
observing
details
of
these
objects
with
a
magnifying
lens.
Students
will
use
various
objects
in
the
classroom
to
experiment
with
nonstandard
measurement.
They
will
make
estimates
...



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