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This article discusses how Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites work, and how the TOPEX and Jason-1 satellites use GPS data in making very precise topological maps of the oceans. The article includes an activity. Students are divided into two groups. One group will use triangulation to record the positions of several objects placed in a room. Using measurements from this first group, the second ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Mathematics, Technology
 
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This article describes how NASA radar studying rainfall can also teach us about bird migration. Includes an activity for building your own birdseed wreath. Targeted for children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Biology, Technology
 
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This article discusses how NASA, NOAA, and animal researchers work together using radio transmitters and satellites to track and study migration patterns of several animal species. Also included is a "Migration Concentration" game. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Biology, Technology
 
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In the game, "Ozone Trap-n-Zap," players must balance ozone within designated layers of Earth's atmosphere. Background information on ozone is provided through an embedded link to an article entitled, "Life in a greenhouse? How ghastly!" Additional information on why ozone is considered good or bad in each layer is included. The article and game are targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Technology
 
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This article describes the multi-camera instrument (Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer or MISR) aboard the Terra Satellite; participants use information from the article to complete a crossword puzzle. A supplemental article entitled, "Clouds and Earth" is included. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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This article explains the monthly variations in the Moon's appearance as seen from Earth. Directions for using Oreo cookies to illustrate the four major phases of the Moon are provided. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Space science
 
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This article describes the the effects of salt and heat on water and its movements. The accompanying game requires the manipulation of those two variables to create water currents leading to a treasure chest. A second article briefly describes six relevant NASA satellite missions. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This article provides a brief introduction to the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) and its weather data gathering capabilities. In the accompanying game, players help the GOES-R satellite collect data on six weather variables. The game can be downloaded to iPhone or iPad from an iTunes link provided. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This article offers a brief definition and description of clouds. Accompanying the article is a short drag-and-drop activity. The supplemental "Learn Cloudspeak" article consists of photographs with direct links to the name and a description of each respective cloud type. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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A brief article on the role satellites play in studying weather introduces the topic featured in the accompanying game. The game requires players to move tiles to re-create a photo of Earth or space weather. Additional photographs show three weather features. The article and game are targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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