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NASA CONNECT: Data, Analysis and Measurement: Ahead, Above the Clouds DLESE Reviewed Collection
In this episode of NASA CONNECT, students learn about hurricanes and how meteorologists, weather officers, and NASA researchers use measurement and data analysis to predict severe weather such as hurricanes. NASA CONNECT is a series of free, 30-minute, standards-based, distance learning programs for students. Students will also discover how the Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transfrom Spectrometer (GIFTS) will enable people to avoid the loss of life and property by warning them of approaching hazardous weather. Students will observe meteorologists interpreting graphs to predict hurricanes. By conducting classroom and on-line activities, students will make connections between NASA research and the mathematics, science and technology they learn in their classroom.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Video
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd003
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: NASA LaRC