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Visitors can read and view animations and a movie that describe the SeaStar spacecraft and the SeaWiFS instrument. Materials presented here explain the physical characteristics of the vehicle, its launch procedure and orbit, and the capabilities of the instrument. Links to related topics are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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Younger students can follow Echo the Bat as he travels through Arizona on an adventure to his winter hibernaculum. They will also learn how bats use echolocation to catch insects, then about remote sensing by satellites and the use of satellite imagery. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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The Landsat Thematic Mapper is a multispectral imaging sensor added to Landsats 4 and later. This site uses text, photographs, tables, and diagrams to explain how the Thematic Mapper works and the advantages of sensing radiation in wavelengths other than those normally visible to the human eye. It is part of NASA's Remote Sensing Tutorial and links to the rest of the tutorial are provided. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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Educators and students can find a variety of materials designed for support in the areas of science, mathematics, and technology. Resources are available on NASA education programs including specific areas for kids, students and educators at the elementary, secondary, higher and informal education arenas. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Mathematics, Space science, Technology
 
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This article describes the use of satellite remote sensing to examine supercell thunderstorms with the intent of predicting when or if they are likely to produce tornadoes. During the afternoon and evening of May 3, 1999, a series of supercell thunderstorms produced large, destructive tornadoes concentrated in central Oklahoma. During this outbreak, the NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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This database of NASA images includes a large selection of pictures of spacecraft, astronomical objects, and NASA facilities and personnel. The database is searchable by keyword, or by browsing a selection of subject categories. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Search engine
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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The Galileo educator site offers educators and students interesting facts about NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and Europa, and many classroom activities. There are activities to interpret new images of new worlds, planets and satellites, navigating the solar system, planetary surfaces, a closer look of Europa, design a spacecraft to test for life on Europa, building a scale model of the Galileo ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Cryology, Geology, Space science, Technology
 
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This database of imagery houses a large collection of satellite images capturing some of the more important weather and environmental events of the last 30 years. Users can access images of many types of storms, fires and smoke, floods, weather fronts, ocean and sea surface phenomena, and snow cover. 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: Imagery - remotely sensed, Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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The Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. This homepage provides a vast array of links to science resources of many types. Teachers can access activities, publications, information on field trips to the museum, and a digital library of photos and movies. General interest materials include online versions of exhibits, a microscope imaging station, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology, History and philosophy of science, Mathematics, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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