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This article explains how Earth's atmosphere scatters the light from the sun, thereby creating the blue color we typically associate with our sky. Supplementing this article is an explanation of the importance of scattering sunlight. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physics
 
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This article explains the role of the tilt of Earth's axis on seasonal changes. An accompanying exploration dispels the commonly held misconception that distances between the sun and Earth are a factor. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Environmental science
 
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Presented in a story format, this article illustrates the use and value of Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking (SARSAT). Two links are included, one provides a detailed explanation of the SARSAT rescue process and the other presents an authentic rescue videotaped testimonial. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Technology
 
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This article defines and describes science. A sample experiment outlining the investigation of the autumnal color change of maple leaves is included. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: History and philosophy of science
 
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This article describes the work being done by scientists to determine the origin of water found in Earth's oceans. A supplemental exploration of the Herschel Space Observatory is included. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Geologic time, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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This 11-page booklet offers an age-appropriate explanation of the construction, launch and on-board instruments of a weather satellite. Incorporated in the text is a simple activity for sensing temperature differences. The booklet is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Technology
 
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In this lesson, students define and classify the various ways in which numbers are used in forecasting and coping with the effects of a hurricane. This is followed up with an opportunity for research to compare and contrast these numbers as they apply to Hurricane Floyd and other recent hurricanes. There are also directions on how students can graph their findings. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Mathematics, Natural hazards
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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The NOAA Ocean Exploration program strives to engage broad audiences to enhance America's environmental literacy through the excitement of ocean discovery. Increasing this literacy requires high-quality, effective collaborations between ocean explorers and America's teachers. NOAA is forming such collaborations to reach out in new ways to the public to improve the literacy of learners with respect ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Journal article
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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This article discusses how the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument found on the Terra satellite is used to understand how particles in the atmosphere interact with sunlight and how particle pollution affects Earth's climate. Directions for building a demonstration model of MISR out of cardboard tubes is included, along with short activities to show how it's multiple viewing angles ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Technology
 
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This article discusses the differences between ozone in the stratosphere and troposphere, and how NASA is measuring ozone using a spectrometer on-board the Aura satellite. The article includes an activity: building a spectroscope using a DVD cover and inexpensive materials. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Physics, Technology
 
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