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This chapter walks users through a technique for documenting change in before-and-after sets of satellite images. The technique can be used for any set of time-series images that are spatially registered to show the exact same area at the same scale. In the chapter, users examine three Landsat images of the Pearl River delta in southeastern China. In these images, users observe changes in land use, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Technology
 
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This chapter describes the technique of preparing GIS-ready data and shows how to map that data and conduct basic analyses using a geographic information system (GIS). First, the user will download and format near real-time and historical earthquake data from the USGS. Using latitude and longitude fields, they will then plot these data in a GIS. Next, they will analyze patterns by querying records ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Technology
 
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This is an interactive, real-time display system of space science images and data designed for museums and schools. The program displays hundreds of images and movies from space science research, all documented, with web references of how to find out more information. The materials also include a large number of space science educational activities. The software is available for purchase. Full-screen ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This user-contributed tutorial provides detailed instructions on how to make Excel graphs of data that is imported from the Internet. The tutorial contains sample screen images to assist in performing each step. It involves importing a second set of data and adding it as another series on the original graph. The tutorial includes questions based on the atmospheric lapse rates plotted for two locations. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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In this activity guide, students use various mathematical skills in the context of examining an ISS EarthKAM image (ISS 004.ESC1.03221557) of farmland in Texas and New Mexico. They randomly select a sample region of the image, count the number of fields in that region, and estimate how many fields are in the entire image. They check how reasonable their estimate is, compare estimates, discuss differences ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Educational portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. It introduces the circulation pattern of Hadley Cells and the band of convergence and convection called the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). The lesson also discusses how frequent cloud cover and precipitation occur along the ITCZ and how climate affects the people living ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses NASA Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument percent coverage surface data with a world map to locate landmasses and bodies of water at the Earth's Equator. When using satellites to study Earth system processes, especially atmospheric processes, it is important to know what is the background that one is seeing on the Earth. This lesson provides an introduction ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
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Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan provides instructions for several activities for students to perform to study the relationship of temperature, pressure, relative humidity, and dew point in cloud formation. The lesson involves graphing of weather balloon data using a spreadsheet program. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
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Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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: This lesson plan uses Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) cloud data and a weather map to explore cloud coverage during a winter storm. When atmospheric scientists, including meteorologists, study weather patterns, they may use several different sources of information. For example, in studying storm patterns, they may use a combination of Earth Observing Satellite data, such as from ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
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Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) radiation data to understand seasonal variations in the pattern of net energy input to the Earth system. The net amount of energy received by different parts of the Earth at different times of year determines the type of weather and climate they will experience. The net radiative flux shows the combined effect of the Sun's location ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
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Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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