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MND_LOGO_2MY NASA DATA (MND)’s tools allow anyone to access real NASA Earth science data. Through the use of MND’s Live Access Server (LAS) data viewer, you can create a variety of charts, plots, and graphs to explore the Earth system and answer research questions. MY NASA DATA is also ideal for the classroom, offering a large number of lesson plans, tools, and resources. We’re here to bring NASA’s Earth science mission into the hands of teachers, students, researchers and citizen scientists.

North Atlantic and Marine Ecosystems Study

NAAMES – North Atlantic and Marine Ecosystems Study

NAAMES – North Atlantic and Marine Ecosystems Study

There is a larger connection between the ocean and the atmosphere than many might realize. The Earth’s oceans are huge storage locations for moisture in the world, and as a result, a very large part of the water cycle and weather systems.

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New EM Spectrum Diagram

New EM Spectrum Diagram

NASA uses a number of satellites and instruments to measure the EM spectrum. CALIPSO uses a visible-wavelength laser, called LIDAR. GRACE satellites use high frequency microwave signals to each other. CERES satellites sense thermal energy by detecting infrared radiation being emitted from the Earth.

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Long time S’COOL project participant, Gary Popolowiski will be presenting on both the MY NASA DATA and S’COOL projects. His unique long running perspective with the S’COOL project will offer classroom teachers an inside view of how he uses the project with his students over the years. More information on this session and other are available at the NSTA Website.
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Join NASA LaRC, GSFC, and WFF booth and check out all of the classroom resources the many projects has to offer. On Friday you will also be able to stay in one presentation room and here presentations on MY NASA DATA, S’COOL, SAGE-III on ISS, GLOBE, IceSat2, and GPM. Stop by our booth, ask some questions, and leave with some classroom ready resources that will fit right into your curriculum that you are already using. More information on this session and other are available at the NSTA Website.
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Just north of Langley Research Center in Chantilly, VA, the MY NASA DATA, S’COOL, GLOBE, and SAGE-III on the ISS will be at the Virginia Association of Science Teachers Annual Professional Development Institute (PDI). Here we will have a booth and concurrent sessoins with classroom ready materials for science teachers in grades K-12. This will give inquisitive teachers a better handle on the projects and how they can best use project resources in the classroom. For more information on the PDI visit the VAST Website.
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Looking to find out more information on the MY NASA DATA and S’COOL projects? Stop by one of the sessions at NSTA’s third regional conference of the year. Preston Lewis will be presenting an informative session that will help you get started using and collecting data right in the classroom. Not able to make the session? Stop by one of the NESTA share-a-thons and catch up on what you missed. More information on this session and other are available at the NSTA Website.
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This year, MY NASA DATA’s Daniel Oostra will be presenting research on collecting data from small remotely operated vehicles and High Altitude Ballons. His presentation entitled, “Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) Provide a ‘Big Data Progression’“, will be on December 16th, in the Near Real Time Data for Earth Science and Space Weather Applications II from 10:20am-12:20pm in Moscone West, 2020. For more information, please check the AGU Fall Meeting website.
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Daniel Oostra, AISES 2012

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  • Share Your Sky on Global Cloud Observation Day
    Join NASA and Look Up on Global Cloud Observation Day Students and citizen scientists around the world have been making cloud observations with NASA for nearly two decades through the Students’ Cloud Observations On-Line (S’COOL). This Wednesday, January 13, 2016, marks Global Cloud Observation Day and the 19th anniversary of the very first S’COOL observatio […]
  • Join the NASA “Ask Us” December 2015 Session, participation slots are filling up!
    “Ask US” December 2015 Session: Thursday, Dec. 10th 2015 – 12:00-1:15pm AK/4:00-5:15pm ET Register today to join NASA and NOAA education specialists and the 3rd National Climate Assessment (NCA3) Co-convening Lead Author Dr. John Walsh to explore change over time through changes in hurricanes. The event will be held Thursday December 10th, 2015 12:00-1:15pm […]