|Cool Cosmos: The Infrared Zoo Website|
As students tour this online Infrared Zoo, they gather new information about the animals they would not get from a visible light picture. Infrared light shows us the heat radiated by the world around us. By viewing animals with a thermal infrared camera, we can actually see the differences between warm and cold-blooded animals. Infrared also allows us to study how well feathers, fur and blubber insulate animals.
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May be used in an educational setting as long as credit to NASA is given.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-394
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