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Maps and images are examined, compared and contrasted in this introductory lesson. Beginning with the school building map typically posted in their classroom, students analyze the information it contains, describe its features, and determine its purpose. Students then examine maps at different scales to compare and contrast the amount of detail and the purposes. Maps are then compared to NASA satellite ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Physical geography, Technology
 
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The human activity featured in this investigation is the choice of settlement sites. Beginning with an analysis of the location of their own town, students consider the negative and positive aspects of both natural and human made features. Students will then interpret maps as well as photographs and true-color/false-color radar images taken from the Space Shuttle to analyze the site location for the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Photograph, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Technology
 
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Similar features exist on the surfaces of Earth and Mars. This investigation includes satellite images of five Earth features and five Martian features, none of which are labeled. Students must compare and contrast those images to produce five matching pairs, list the similarities and differences, and speculate about the processes that formed each feature. The URL opens to the investigation directory, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Physical geography, Technology
 
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Remote sensing detects both human and physical features by using seven distinct image elements: tone, shape, size, pattern, texture, shadow and association. Students are introduced to each of these elements individually through images, descriptions and related questions. Then, by assimilating and applying their knowledge, they interpret the remotely sensed image of an unidentified location. The URL ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Photograph, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography
 
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Subsistence agriculture is introduced and described through text, satellite images, space shuttle photos, ground photos and maps. After reviewing all resources, student teams debate whether intensive subsistence agriculture (e.g., rice production) will continue to play a significant role in feeding populations in developing countries. The URL opens to the investigation directory, with links to teacher ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Map, Photograph, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Technology
 
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This is an activity about gravity. Learners will fill out a questionnaire to assess their ideas about how the Earth is shaped and how things fall at different places around the planet. Then, in small groups, learners will discuss how gravity works as a force and confront previous misconceptions related to gravity and the Earth. This is Activity C-1 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum
Subject: Physical geography, Physics
 
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This is an activity about gravity. Learners will fill out a questionnaire to assess their ideas about how the Earth is shaped and how things fall here and at different places around the planet. Then, in small groups, learners will discuss how gravity works as a force and confront previous misconceptions related to gravity and the Earth. This is Actividad 3.1 as part of El Universo a Sus Pies, a Spanish-language ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum
Subject: Physical geography, Physics
 
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Instructions are provided for constructing a terrarium. The analogy between the terrarium and Earth is also provided. This activity is part of the Climate Kids website, a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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A landscaper explains, through an interview format, how it is possible to design and maintain yards and gardens that require very little water. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, History and philosophy of science
 
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This DVD and Website contains NASA satellite image animations of several major wildland fires in the United States that occurred from October 2001 to September 2002, including the Hayman, Rodeo-Chediski, and Biscuit Fires. It also contains a recording of a NASA press conference during July 2003, which includes a panel discussion by several key researchers regarding how NASA data is used to help in ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Video, Visualization - scientific, Lecture, Music, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Forestry, Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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