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In this lesson, students create graphs to explore how hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean surface. It is designed to help students gain knowledge in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify, download and use a microset of data. Students will make graphs from the data microset, then use the graphs to investigate locations along the track of Hurricane Rita where lowered Sea ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This video tells the story from inception to launch of NASA's quick scatterometer project (QuikSCAT). It gives a behind-the scenes look at engineers, scientists, and technicians working together to solve problems and successfully accomplish goals. Length:25:22. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, 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 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 inquiry-based module includes a series of activities and experiments demonstrating the importance of feedbacks and the balance of mass and energy to how a system responds to change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity guide explores the potential for global climate change to increase the frequency and intensity of hurricanes and storm surges, and the impacts that could result. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activity seeks to stimulate thought about the long-term impact of a warmer planet. The activity responds to national education standards in the English language arts, geography, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This lithograph shows the break-off of a large iceberg from the Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica. This event occurred between November 4th and 12th, 2001, and provides powerful evidence of rapid changes underway in this area of Antarctica. The three images presented were acquired by the vertical-viewing (nadir) camera of the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity prepares the student to launch an investigation of the relationship between precipitation and Streamflow for a local watershed. It can enrich a study of the water cycle. Following the step-by-step instruction in this case study, students will locate, download, format, and finally graph one year of Web-based data for these two variables. Included is a graph that highlights the details ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This chapter from the Earth Exploration Toolbook guides users through the process of locating and graphing Web-based environmental data that has been collected by students who participate in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program. Basic concepts in Earth system science are explored as students investigate a specific case study. The GLOBE Graphing Tool is used ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This flyer is a two-page overview of the Student Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) education project. It covers the project's educational contributions, societal benefits, educational outgrowths, and scientific findings. The flyer shows the numbers and locations of S'COOL participation and regional observation coverage. It also contains URLs for online resources (e.g., GLOBE contrail education and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Lecture, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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