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Lesson Plans – High School

Example lesson plans using the MY NASA DATA microsets from the Data Access page are listed below. All lessons have been reviewed by the MY NASA DATA team (MND Team). Lessons passing additional NASA Earth Science Education Product Review are indicated by “ESE”.

Grades 9 – 12

ID Lesson Plans Grade Level Reviewed By
ACircle the Earth – Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth4 – 12ESE
23Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean5 – 12ESE
5Aruba Cloud Cover Measured by Satellite6 – 9ESE
29Correlation of Variables by Graphing6 – 10ESE
DEarth’s Energy Budget – Seasonal Cycles in Net Radiative Flux6,9 – 12ESE
IEl Nino Lesson6 – 12ESE
HHurricanes As Heat Engines6 – 12ESE
32Is Portland, Oregon Experiencing Global Warming?6 – 9ESE
BSeasons and Cloud Cover, Are They Related?6 – 12ESE
22Sea Surface Temperature Trends of the Gulf Stream6 – 12ESE
CStorm Clouds– Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite6 – 12ESE
21Surface Air Temperature Trends of the Caribbean6 – 12ESE
30The Solstices6, 9ESE
37Variables Affecting Earth’s Albedo6-12ESE
19A Comparison of Land and Water Temperature7 – 12ESE
17Analysis of Atmospheric Conditions for a High Mountain Retreat7-12ESE
8Cloud Patterns in Toronto, Ontario, Canada7 – 10ESE
15Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone7 – 12ESE
18Does cloud type affect rainfall?7-9ESE
89Exploring Photosynthesis with NASA Remote Sensing Data7-12MND Team
16How Much Water is Available in the Atmosphere for Precipitation?7-12ESE
36Identifying Ozone Variations Over Different Locations7 – 12ESE
53March of the Polar Bears: Global Change, Sea Ice, and Wildlife Migration7 – 12ESE
44Think GREEN – Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy7 – 12ESE
91Using GLOBE and MY NASA DATA to study cloud cover and precipitation7 – 9MND Team
20Using Radiosonde Data From a Weather Balloon Launch7-12ESE
FA Comparison of Cloud Coverage over Africa8 – 12ESE
64Evidence of Change Near the Arctic Circle8 – 12ESE
27Investigating Seasonal Variability in NO2 Concentrations8 – 10ESE
25Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature8-12ESE
46Scientist Tracking Network (Student LAS Version)8-9ESE
28Solar Cell Energy Availability From Around the Country8 – 12ESE
69The Reason for the Seasons8 – 9ESE
6Using MY NASA DATA to Determine Volcanic Activity8-12ESE
55Fostering Geospatial Thinking: Space to Earth: Earth to Space (SEES)9 – 12ESE
0Geographic Effects on Precipitation, Water Vapor and Temperature9 – 12MND Team
67Geographic Effects on Precipitation, Water Vapor and Temperature9 – 12ESE
72Hurricane Frequency and Intensity9-12ESE
70Hurricane Research9-12ESE
71Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern9-12ESE
H1Hurricanes As Heat Engines (Inquiry version)9 – 12ESE
41Investigating Factors that Influence Climate9 – 12ESE
10Linkages between Surface Temperature and Tropospheric Ozone9-12ESE
94Night and Day Daily Cycles in Solar Radiation9 – 12MND Team
58Nutrients In Chesapeake Bay9 – 12ESE
34Ocean Impacts of an El Nino Event9 – 12ESE
45Radiation Comparison Before and After 9-119 – 12ESE
11Seasonal cloud cover variations9-12ESE
35Studying Snow and Ice Changes9 to 12ESE
65The Fabled Maine Winter9 – 10ESE
14Trends of Snow Cover and Temperature in Alaska9-12ESE
GValidation of Stratospheric Ozone9-12ESE
56A Case Study of Local Trends in the Carbon Cycle10 – 12ESE
93A Comparison Study of Water Vapor data To Precipitation over North America10 – 12MND Team
12Carbon Monoxide and Population Density10ESE