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What on Earth?
This quiz game from the NASA Earth Science Enterprise features air, water and land categories in round one; and natural hazards, people, and Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) categories in round two. The questions involve the Terra satellite mission, its measurement of aerosols, and what causes aerosols; the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission; movement of the island of Maui, satellite laser ranging, and the Tethys or Mediterranean Sea; TOMS and false-color images; the effect of people on the environment; and tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and volcanoes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Atmospheric science
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-187
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: NASA Headquarters, Earth Science Enterprise

Contact: NASA Headquarters