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This brochure provides an overview of the Aqua spacecraft, instruments, science, and data products Aqua, Latin for water, is a NASA Earth Science satellite mission named for the large amount of information that the mission is collecting about the Earth's water cycle, including evaporation from the oceans, water vapor in the atmosphere, clouds, precipitation, soil moisture, sea ice, land ice, and snow ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This guide provides an overview of the Aqua mission, instruments, research, science teams, and Aqua website. This information is provided to aid the professional science writer in writing stories and articles related to the Aqua mission. Note: this guide was produced before Aqua was launched; for the most recent information on Aqua, go to http://aqua.nasa.gov. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This brochure provides details about NASA's GRACE mission. Gravity controls everything from the motion of the ocean tides to the expansion of the entire Universe. To learn more about the mysteries of gravity, the twin Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites, are taking detailed measurements of Earth's gravity field. This experiment could lead to discoveries about gravity and Earth's ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Technology
 
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This brochure describes the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite. The first NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) satellite, Terra, was launched on December 18, 1999, carrying five remote sensors. The most comprehensive EOS sensor is MODIS which offers a unique combination of features: it detects a wide spectral range of electromagnetic energy; it takes ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science, Technology
 
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This brochure describes NASA's ICESat mission ((Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite), which was launched January 12, 2003. ICESat is the benchmark Earth Observing System mission for measuring ice sheet mass balance, cloud and aerosol heights, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This booklet allows students to learn how astronomers get information about the Sun and other stars. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Space science
 
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This guide provides an overview of 16 NASA missions studying the structure and evolution of the Universe. A description of the science and educational programs for each mission is provided, along with a list of other relevant resources and websites. The following missions are described in the guide: Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE), Astro-E2, Chandra, Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Space science
 
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This large pop-up book with foldouts contains a 3D model of an active galaxy with jets that pops up out of the center. Active galaxies, a major scientific target for the GLAST mission (renamed Fermi in 2008),contain super-massive black holes at their cores, and sometimes emit jets of particles and light. One foldout contains explanatory information for the parts of the galaxy depicted in the central ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Book - text
Subject: Space science
 
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This textbook chapter presents a real case study involving the the logging of an old stand forest from three perspectives, that of the environmentalists, the wood products industry, and a politician. An associated writing activity engages students in reviewing the different viewpoints, and writing a "letter to the editor" for or against the logging of old growth forest. This is chapter 3 in the unit, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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The importance of rainforests to Earth's biodiversity, climate and production of rainforest products is discussed in this textbook chapter. Includes an interview with an Amazonian rainforest scientist, a discussion of the competing perspectives of different interest groups, and a summary of rainforest issues related to deforestation and logging. Students examine a time series of images of Rodonia, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Book - text
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Ecology
 
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