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Satellite Meteorology for Grades 7-12 DLESE Reviewed Collection
This online course in satellite meteorology. includes 8 modules with numerous hands-on activities: 1) An Introduction detailing the evolution of remote sensing technology, 2) Weather Satellites and Orbits, 3) The Electromagnetic Spectrum, 4) Cloud Identification, 5) Satellite Images, 6) Satellite Winds, 7) Wild Weather, and 8) Monitoring the Global Environment. The modules were designed to serve as stand-alone lessons, however, a sequential approach is recommended. Designed to challenge students through the end of 12th grade, middle school teachers and students may choose to skim or skip a few sections.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Course
    • Curriculum
    • Module / Unit
    • Problem set
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Glossary
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd519
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Margaret Mooney