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This site provides background information about the relationship between ocean currents and surface winds. There are links to images, JPL missions and instruments, and an El Nino site. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Report, Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Ecology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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Users can view a selection of animations of ocean surface temperature and dynamic height derived from data from the TAO/TRITON buoy array moored in the Pacific Ocean. The animations show temperature and surface topography variations consistent with the development of El Nino and La Nina events. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This movie shows Venus and Earth as they rotate. The images are superimposed on each other so that differences in rotation speed and tilt of axes can be seen. Links to documents describing the physical properties and characteristics of the two planets are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This animation showing Neptune as it rotates was imaged by the spacecraft Voyager. A link is provided to a written document that describes the physical characteristics and appearance of the planet. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This animation shows a sequence of daily images of the southern hemisphere in which daily and seasonal fluctuations in the ozone hole over Antarctica can bee seen. The images were captured by the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS), an instrument carried aboard the Earth Probe spacecraft. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This animation illustrates how tsunamis can be caused by underwater earthquakes, which are frequently located at subduction zones where oceanic plates are slipping under continental plates. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Structural geology, Physical oceanography
 
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This simulated image of the Van Allen Belts is part of the Great Images in NASA (GRIN) library, a collection of JPEG images which is browseable by subject, NASA center (Goddard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, etc.), or by keyword. Links to other parts of the GRIN website are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This simulator allows the user to manipulate seasons on Earth or the other planets. The target planet, viewpoint, date and time, field of view, and other options may be chosen. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This educational brief provides an overview of the layers of the atmosphere, the effects of the solar wind upon them, and how these effects are mitigated by Earth's magnetic field. It also describes OMNIWeb, an internet-based data retrieval interface for obtaining datasets on solar energetic particles. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This document provides a brief description of the major currents and general circulation patterns of the world's oceans. Links to animations showing satellite imagery of ocean-surface topography and temperature are included. Links to references are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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