OYW – Science Blog

  • Meet Megan McKeown, this NASA Intern Analyzed Your SCOOL Data!
    I can’t remember when my fascination with meteorology began. Perhaps it was in middle school when we began making cloud observations in science class. It excited me that people were able to conduct science outside of the classroom and I was overjoyed when my turn finally came to make my own weather observation. I was […]
  • Happy Anniversary to SAM!
    The Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement (SAM) experiment, a small instrument operated by astronaut Deke Slayton during the historic Apollo-Soyuz mission in July 1975, was the humble beginning of our orbiting aerosol study (http://www.nasa.gov/…/the-sam-experiment-launched-40-years-…). Follow-on instruments (SAM II, LIMS, and the SAGE series) have given NASA in […]
  • 2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair
    For the past twenty years, the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program has involved students, teachers, scientists and the public in “doing” science.  Participants engage in real world  science, collecting and contributing data to better understand our home planet.  To celebrate its’ anniversary, GLOBE is hosting the 2106 […]
  • What Do you Know About Soil Moisture?
    Did you know soil moisture on Earth plays a key role in understanding our planet? Learn about this by taking the “Soil Moisture” Quiz. Keep an eye out,  new quizzes will be unveiled as part of a NASA cross-mission project called “Know Your Earth”. Take the Soil Moisture quiz online at: http://climate.nasa.gov/quizzes/soilmoisture-quiz/. For new quizzes, […] […]

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Earth Science Week 2015: Visualizing Earth Systems

Earth Science Week 2015: Visualizing Earth Systems

Earth Science Week 2015: Visualizing Earth Systems

This year’s Earth Science Week theme is Visualizing Earth Systems, and nobody can visualize Earth systems quite like NASA. NASA’s contribution to this year’s Earth Science Week is a great collection of Earth science visualizations, educational resources, first-hand stories (blogs) for learners of all ages by NASA visualizers, scientists and educators, and a quick start guide for educators. It’s our hope that your understanding and use of NASA’s visualizations will only increase as your appreciation grows for the beauty of the science they portray, and the communicative power they hold.
Attention MY NASA DATA users: The Live Access Server is currently out of service while software is updated and upgraded. We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue our efforts to end the outage as soon as possible. Please contact us with any questions. We can also support limited requests for plots if you have a specific need, but please allow at least one business day for responses from the team.

Quick Lessons

Here’s a listing of our most popular lessons that we’ve converted for you to use without the Live Access Server.
While we’re not exactly sure when our LAS will be back online, hopefully this will get you started. Let us know if you have any questions! Thank you.

MY NASA DATA (MND) is a tool that allows anyone to make use of satellite data that was previously unavailable. Through the use of MND’s Live Access Server (LAS) a multitude of charts, plots and graphs can be generated using a wide variety of constraints. This site provides a large number of lesson plans with a wide variety of topics, all with the students in mind. Not only can you use our lesson plans, you can use the LAS to improve the ones that you are currently implementing in your classroom.