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
A Circle the Earth – Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth 4 – 12 ESE
23 Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean 5 – 12 ESE
5 Aruba Cloud Cover Measured by Satellite 6 – 9 ESE
29 Correlation of Variables by Graphing 6 – 10 ESE
D Earth’s Energy Budget – Seasonal Cycles in Net Radiative Flux 6,9 – 12 ESE
I El Nino Lesson 6 – 12 ESE
H Hurricanes As Heat Engines 6 – 12 ESE
32 Is Portland, Oregon Experiencing Global Warming? 6 – 9 ESE
B Seasons and Cloud Cover, Are They Related? 6 – 12 ESE
22 Sea Surface Temperature Trends of the Gulf Stream 6 – 12 ESE
C Storm Clouds– Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite 6 – 12 ESE
21 Surface Air Temperature Trends of the Caribbean 6 – 12 ESE
30 The Solstices 6, 9 ESE
37 Variables Affecting Earth’s Albedo 6-12 ESE
19 A Comparison of Land and Water Temperature 7 – 12 ESE
17 Analysis of Atmospheric Conditions for a High Mountain Retreat 7-12 ESE
8 Cloud Patterns in Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7 – 10 ESE
15 Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone 7 – 12 ESE
18 Does cloud type affect rainfall? 7-9 ESE
89 Exploring Photosynthesis with NASA Remote Sensing Data 7-12 MND Team
16 How Much Water is Available in the Atmosphere for Precipitation? 7-12 ESE
36 Identifying Ozone Variations Over Different Locations 7 – 12 ESE
53 March of the Polar Bears: Global Change, Sea Ice, and Wildlife Migration 7 – 12 ESE
44 Think GREEN – Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy 7 – 12 ESE
20 Using Radiosonde Data From a Weather Balloon Launch 7-12 ESE
F A Comparison of Cloud Coverage over Africa 8 – 12 ESE
64 Evidence of Change Near the Arctic Circle 8 – 12 ESE
27 Investigating Seasonal Variability in NO2 Concentrations 8 – 10 ESE
25 Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature 8-12 ESE
46 Scientist Tracking Network (Student LAS Version) 8-9 ESE
28 Solar Cell Energy Availability From Around the Country 8 – 12 ESE
69 The Reason for the Seasons 8 – 9 ESE
6 Using MY NASA DATA to Determine Volcanic Activity 8-12 ESE
55 Fostering Geospatial Thinking: Space to Earth: Earth to Space (SEES) 9 – 12 ESE
67 Geographic Effects on Precipitation, Water Vapor and Temperature 9 – 12 ESE
72 Hurricane Frequency and Intensity 9-12 ESE
70 Hurricane Research 9-12 ESE
71 Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern 9-12 ESE
H1 Hurricanes As Heat Engines (Inquiry version) 9 – 12 ESE
41 Investigating Factors that Influence Climate 9 – 12 ESE
10 Linkages between Surface Temperature and Tropospheric Ozone 9-12 ESE
58 Nutrients In Chesapeake Bay 9 – 12 ESE
34 Ocean Impacts of an El Nino Event 9 – 12 ESE
45 Radiation Comparison Before and After 9-11 9 – 12 ESE
11 Seasonal cloud cover variations 9-12 ESE
35 Studying Snow and Ice Changes 9 to 12 ESE
65 The Fabled Maine Winter 9 – 10 ESE
14 Trends of Snow Cover and Temperature in Alaska 9-12 ESE
G Validation of Stratospheric Ozone 9-12 ESE
56 A Case Study of Local Trends in the Carbon Cycle 10 – 12 ESE
12 Carbon Monoxide and Population Density 10 ESE